[ubuntu-uk] Oracle sues Google over Java

Philip Stubbs philip at stuphi.co.uk
Fri Aug 13 12:01:20 BST 2010

On 13 August 2010 11:27, Bruce Beardall <bruce72 at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those who don't already know, Oracle has decided to sue Google for using
> Java, somehow missing the whole "Java is Open Source" idea. Is this what
> Oracle had in mind when buying Sun? An IP cash cow?
> Details here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/13/oracle_sues_google/
> Regards
> Bruce

I think that they are probably a bit upset because Android does not
use the Sun JVM. I was only reading the other day that this could bite
Google if it was found that the alternative VM infringes any Sun IP.


Philip Stubbs

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