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You just leap to any conclusion right? | 81 comments | Create New Account
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You just leap to any conclusion right?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, May 03 2012 @ 12:12 PM EDT
Calm down.

Again: The Jury is NOT being asked to rule on law.

The jury has been instructed to ASSUME something is law.
That means that that it'll not deliver a verdict, ever,
under any interpretation, of "Not guilty by reason of Fair
Use". If the jury responds with "Yes" to the second part, it
is rendering a verdict of "Even if the APIs are
copyrightable, Google still isn't guilty".

That's all. Stop yelling. Stop getting mad. The Jury does
not have the power to set legal precedents, and it will not
do so this time. A lawyer that claims otherwise will be
admonished by any semi-competent judge and such arguments
stricken from their case.

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