This week's book giveaway is in the Big Data forum.
We're giving away four copies of Elasticsearch in Action and have Radu Gheorghe & Matthew Lee Hinman on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Meaningless Drivel and the fly likes Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Elasticsearch in Action this week in the Big Data forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Other » Meaningless Drivel
Bookmark "Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java" Watch "Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java" New topic

Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java

Shanky Sohar
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 17, 2010
Posts: 1051

The new is little old,but here it is..

Sun executives were hardly happy when Google revealed how Android would make use of some Java technology without paying Sun any license fees. But it took Oracle's cold calculation and financial strength to turn that dissatisfaction into a lawsuit.

On Thursday, Oracle sued Google for patent and copyright infringement concerning use of Java in Android, setting the stage for an expensive, potentially protracted clash of titans. "In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly, and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property," the company said in a statement.

Read more:;mlt_related#ixzz0yukCHj6c

SCJP6.0,My blog Ranchers from Delhi
David Newton

Joined: Sep 29, 2008
Posts: 12617

Because Oracle owns Java, and that's the way Oracle is.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Why Oracle, not Sun, sued Google over Java