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In Part III, we delve into the possible reasons why Oracle is pursuing a teen-focused social media app with data security problems and what this might mean for the hapless Oracle software licensee.
In Part II, we attempt to set the stage with regards to Oracle’s involvement in the TikTok saga by first discussing the details surrounding Oracle’s association with the current administration.
This podcast couldn’t be more timely for the Oracle licensee. As the world collectively awaits the next round of rulings in the Sunrise Firefighters securities litigation and the Google vs Oracle copyright dispute (which is now before the Supreme Court), Oracle continues to pitch and pivot its strategy, making it increasingly difficult to forge a stable licensing plan.
While Oracle has made no secret of the fact that it has been currying favor with the current administration since the 2016 election, it takes some digging to understand why Oracle chose to cash in its new political capital in order to obtain quasi-control over a social media site with an overwhelmingly teenage base.
As we approach the five-year anniversary of Mars v. Oracle, it is important to point out that Mars v. Oracle is not the only important lawsuit filed against Oracle that put at risk exposing the systemic nature of the software giant’s abusive auditing and licensing tactics.