28 May 2015

Obama Administration Tells Supreme Court to Kill Innovation

“The [trial] court’s decision upholds the principle that open and interoperable computer languages form an essential basis for software development. It’s a good day for collaboration and innovation,” said a Google spokesman, May 31, 2012

Fast forward to May 26, 2015:
Justice tells Supreme Court not to hear Google's API appeal - Fortune: "A Google spokesperson issued the following statement: “We appreciate the Solicitor General’s careful review of this issue, however we’re disappointed with these conclusions. We still look forward to defending the concepts of interoperability that have traditionally contributed to innovation in the software industry.”"
This is the Obama administration's "advice" to the US Supreme Court on APIs and Copyright:
Obama Administration Tells Supreme Court to Kill Innovation--Copyright, APIs, Google, Oracle, Java

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