Google's Android chief Andy Rubin appears to have conceded a key point in the Oracle-Google lawsuit today.
Under oath, he seemed to admit that he once thought Google needed a license from Sun to use Java technology in Android, and that the Java APIs are copyrighted as reported by CNET and ZDNet.
That's exactly what Oracle is arguing in its lawsuit.
Rubin faced tough questioning from Oracle lawyer David Boies, who led the government's antitrust case against Microsoft in the 1990s.
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