Google To Pay $ 5M For Linux Infringements

By: Infocellular
Software used by Google to develop Android is deemed to violate some copyrights. As a result, the Internet giant that also must pay a fine of $ 5 million.

The lawsuit filed by Bedrock Computer Technologies, a software developer who also demanded that Yahoo, MySpace, Amazon, PayPal, and AOL on a similar case.

The plaintiffs accuse Google has copied Linux kernel algorithms in Android. But this is just the beginning, the company is reportedly going to sue anyone who is proven using the same kernel.

Quoted from dailytech, Saturday (23/04/2011), to avoid further charges Google plans to changes some of the kernel used in Android.

Litigation of this patent, such as changing the highways into toll roads, and forcing companies to spend millions of dollars for patent claims are still questionable, Google's remorse.


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