Oracle Sued Google Over Android. But There’s Hope for the Future of APIs
Last year, the courts decided that the Java API wasn’t actually subject to copyright. Judge William Alsup compared the Java API to a bookshelf — a place to find the information you want. But Oracle has appealed, and many are worried that these legal issues will crop but again, including Kin Lane, one of the researchers recruited by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to weigh in on the Oracle vs. Google case.