Mozilla, Medium, Etsy, Mapbox, Patreon, and Wikimedia, filed a friend of the court brief in the Oracle v. Google case, asking the Supreme Court to review the court’s holding that Google committed copyright infringement in reusing Oracle’s APIs.

The court’s order found APIs for the Java platform are protected by copyright and need Oracle’s paid permission to be used. However, Mozilla says that the outcome “is bad for competition and innovation, and makes no sense for copyright”

Java APIs allows Java developers to quickly make their apps in other platforms and allows consumers on more platforms without having to learn new systems and code new versions.

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