The Oracle/Google Suit Is the Anti-Open Move Of the Year

Late Thursday, Oracle filed a complaint for patent and copyright infringement against Google, regarding parts of the Java code found in Google’s Android mobile OS. The suit is drawing many interpretations, but one thing that seems very clear about it is that Oracle is doing exactly what developers were hoping it wouldn’t do as it swallowed up Sun Microsystems. Oracle clearly sees Java as a platform–one it wants to have a moat around–and this suit could be the first of several regarding Java. The suit is the anti-open move of the year.

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