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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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Re: Why not let idiotic orgs let their APIs slide into obscurity via failing to license freely?

Actually... No. Nothing copyrighted before 1928 is still covered. Current law is life plus 70 years for individuals, 95 years for corporations. Blame the Mouse Kingdom for the extensions that have been pushing those out. 1928 is critical date for "Steamboat Willy".

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