Oracle sues Google over Android

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Oracle today announced that it was suing Google over patent and copyright infringement in Google’s Android mobile operating system.

“In developing Android, Google knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s Java-related intellectual property. This lawsuit seeks appropriate remedies for their infringement,” said Oracle spokesperson Karen Tillman.

Oracle claims that a total of seven patents it inherited when it purchased Sun are being infringed.

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