In a follow-up to yesterday's coverage of the Oracle v. Google ruling on the copyrightability of APIs, Groklaw has a summary
of the reactions from various parties in and around the lawsuit, including interpretations on the case's broader impact. "The ruling totally wipes away the earlier partial ruling by the jury on the API question. Or as lawyers would say, it's now moot. There is no question of fair use for code that can't be copyrighted. You can't infringe something that isn't covered by copyright law, and so you don't need a defense like fair use.
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