Google Tries to Toss Android Copyright Suit
Aug 03, 2011, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The specifications are "functional requirements for
compatibility" that are "not protected by copyright," Google said.
They define how programmers interact with the Android platform,
much as the menus in a computer program define how users interact
with the program. Menus in a computer program are also not
protected by copyright, according to the motion."