Episode 13: Software, copyright, and Fair Use/Dealing – the Case of Google v. Oracle
A recent decision in the US Supreme Court held that copying parts of an application program interface is a “fair use” under US Copyright Law. In this episode, Isaac Rutenberg looks at whether a similar ruling would result in a “fair dealing” framework, and the wider implications of the case.
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Music credits (selected for the appropriate title, given the two parties in the court case!):
Showdown by Kevin MacLeod