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White House tells Supreme Court APIs are copyrightable

The Justice Department is weighing in on the hot-button intellectual property dispute between Google and Oracle, telling the Supreme Court that APIs are protected by copyright.

The Obama administration’s position means it is siding with Oracle and a federal appeals court that said application programming interfaces are subject to copyright protections. The high court in January asked for the government’s views on the closely watched case.

Words can’t describe how stupid this is, so here’s a picture of a bunny wearing a hat.

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