Software used by Google to develop Android deemed to violate some copyrights. As a result, the internet giant that was must pay penalty amounting to $ 5 million.
The lawsuit proposed by Bedrock Computer Technologies, a software developer who also demanded Yahoo, MySpace, Amazon, PayPal, Match.com and AOL on a similar case.
The plaintiffs accuse Google has plagiarized Linux kernel algorithms in Android. But this is just the beginning, the company is reportedly going to sue anyone who is proven using the same kernel.
Cited from dailytech, to avoid further charges Google plans to remodel some of the kernel used in Android.
“Litigation of this patent, such as changing the highways into toll roads, and forcing companies to spend millions of dollars for patent claims are still questionable,” Google’s remorse.