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SCOTUS has ruled that Google's copying of Java SE APIs was fair use. Hashtag let's go, I'm curious what this means for software freedom and preservation.

Sorry for a PDF link:

supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pd

My favorite part so far: "Computer programs differ to some extent from many other copyrightable works because computer programs always serve a functional purpose."

🤣🤣🤣 It's all purposeful, folks! Reading this <24hrs after Revision 2021 is icing on the cake 🍰

@rezmason it doesn't mean anything, if you could copyright an api the entire software world would be irrevocably fucked
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