The lawyer of Google stated that in 2006 Google refused to sign a US$100 million contract with Sun Microsystems as payment in royalties to use Java in building then new operating system, Android, before Oracle got the bankrupt company with the programming language’s patents and copyrights.
Robert Van Nest, Google attorney, clarified the accusations concerning the search giant’s US$100 million proposal in 2006 to join forces with Sun Microsystems, informing that the agreement was for a tech partnership to build Android together, not presently for Java copyright licensing.
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