Oracle says NEC owes $ 7 million for software license violation

By Melissa Angell (July 8, 2021, 11:03 p.m. EDT) – Oracle America Inc. Says NEC Corporation of America in California owes more than $ 7 million for violating its software agreement and infringing its copyright when did not pay enough license fees related to Oracle’s database and additional programs, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in California.

Oracle, which owns the copyright exclusively to its Oracle database, allows third-party companies that are part of Oracle PartnerNetwork to copy its database and distribute it to end users as long as the companies also enter into a distribution, according to the complaint. .

But the software giant alleges that NECAM did not just distribute …

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