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Oracle And Google's Android Copyright Row Trial Begins -- BBC
Oracle's claim that Google violated several of its patents and copyrights goes to trial in a San Francisco court on Monday.
It is one of the biggest such tech lawsuits to date. Oracle is claiming about $1bn (£630m) in compensation.
The Java developer claims Google's Android system infringes intellectual property rights relating to the programming language.
Software engineers warn the case could set a worrying precedent.
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My Comment: Oracle feels confident about this case .... but we shall see.