Everyone is going on about Google whooping Oracle in the Supreme Court, but for once this wasn't just a victory of one billion dollar baby over another…

It's a victory for programmers and, longer term, for everyone. It means no company can lock out the competition through APIs and (by extension) through file formats.

More importantly? They can no longer lock you and your data IN as well.

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