Go #JusticeBreyer go!
«In a 6-2 decision, the justices overturned a lower court's ruling that found Google's inclusion of Oracle's software code in Android did not constitute a fair use under U.S. #copyright law.»https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN2BS1A9https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/18-956_d18f.pdf
Yes, let's consider the «extent to which yet further protection creates unrelated or illegitimate harms [and] keep a #copyright monopoly within its lawful bounds».
«In our view, for the reasons just described, the declaring code is, if copyrightable at all, further than are most computer programs (such as the implementing code) from the core of copyright.»
I stress "If copyrightable at all".
Understatement of the year: «We have no reason to believe that the Copyright Act seeks to protect third parties' investment in learning how to operate a created work.»
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