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Google’s Eric Schmidt takes stand on Tuesday to defend Android

Taking the stand on Tuesday during the ongoing trial over Google’s use of the Java programming language on its Android mobile operating system, Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt strongly defended the company against accusations that it illegally lifted parts of the Java platform from Sun Microsystems.

“My understanding was what we were doing was permissible,” Schmidt said. “From the sum of my experiences and interactions, I was very sure what we were doing was legally correct.”

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