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Discussion on: Supreme Court sides with Google over Oracle. Copying an API is fair use.

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Syed Faraaz Ahmad

Copying an API is fair use

It had a condition right that the copied code is only 0.4% here?

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Kasey Speakman • Edited

Nope. It was just one of the 4 factors of Fair Use that they considered (the amount of code copied) and it weighed in Google's favor. They pointed out that depending on the work, a more significant portion or wholesale copying was permissible under fair use. Such as parodies or artistic expressions using copyrighted logos to make statements about consumerism.