Google, Oracle To Stay Out Of Jurors' Social Media In IP Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (April 1, 2016, 10:07 PM EDT) -- Google and Oracle each agreed on Thursday to refrain from researching potential jurors' social media accounts before and during an upcoming copyright infringement trial, a week after the California judge presiding over the closely watched case with potentially $8.8 billion at stake strongly advised against such invasive searches.

In separate filings, Google Inc. and Oracle America Inc. consented to U.S. District Judge William Alsup’s proposed ban on all Internet research on potential jurors and the empaneled jury until the copyright infringement trial over Google's Android operating system is over. Both sides asked the judge to allow the parties an extra hour...

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