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ComputingWeekly Ezine quotes Amanda Brock, CEO about what Google’s API Victory means

Amy Howlett
21st April 2021

“OpenUK was part of the group of organisations involved in an amicus curiae brief for the case. Commenting on the out- come, Amanda Brock, CEO of OpenUK, said: “What we see here is the evolution of the concept of fair use of copyright to allow developers, including Google, the right of fair use in the Java API building block and other such building blocks…Brock added that the open source sector takes responsibility for managing copyright in source code, managed through open licensing. “Increasingly, we will see the importance of open use and the reliance of businesses, post-digital transformation, on this as we develop our digital economy and also look to the UK’s similar legal concept of fair dealing in copyright,” she said.”

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