Oracle has started its attempt to wring more than $306m in damages from SAP in the drawn-out TomorrowNow copyright infringement lawsuit. The warring software firms have been at each other's throats for the last five years, and will be bickering on for another year or two as Oracle filed to appeal the last agreed damages in the …
Oracle just don't get it
Take the easy wins and keep it simple. I understand why businesses like Oracle stuff, but when they go off on one of their sue-fests, they aren't trying to appeal to business, they have to appeal to the ordinary people who sit on juries, who must look at these guys and think "What a bunch of ******* chancers!" So I cannot for the life of me work out why they won't take the $426m when they have a less than even odds of winning an appeal, especially since it looks awfully like they're trying to game the system to avoid the cost of a retrial, something I am sure won't sit well with the judges.
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