opinions on Google v Oracle that will make you want to gouge your eyes out 

Category "these are the things some copyright and patent lawyers really believe":

www.ipwatchdog.com/2021/04/07/…

re: opinions on Google v Oracle that will make you want to gouge your eyes out 

@clacke The last guy's comment was interesting. He either knows nothing about software or he's outright lying:

Yesterday’s decision effectively made software uncopyrightable. By expanding the definition of fair use, all copied code is potentially fair use, especially if the infringer is able to market it more effectively than the creator. While the Supreme Court differentiated “declaring code” from “implementing code,” there are no such technical terms, and the court offered no useful definitions.

Then again, he works for Oracle, so it's likely both.

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re: opinions on Google v Oracle that will make you want to gouge your eyes out 

@loke @clacke ipwatchdog's summary at the beginning is also misleading. The Supreme Court did not "accept without examination" the lower court's ruling that APIs are copyrightable, they just didn't examine it at all as irrelevant to the case.

This means that no precedent at the supreme court level is set for that particular question, and they could disagree in a future case.

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