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IBM, Microsoft, a medley of others sing support for Google against Oracle in Supremes' Java API copyright case

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Google knowingly copied code from Sun Java

The precedent risks from this particular case are overstated given the agreed facts of Google's conduct. The other amici like Microsoft are piling in for a win, either in the court of public opinion, or because their model around Embrace, Extend, Extinguish works more easily when they're free to eat a smaller dev's lunch library via API copying regardless of license terms.

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