Posted on 08-13-2014
One of the byproducts of the Oracle vs Google API copyright case, was a realization that many API providers and consumer do not understand the layers of the API stack, let alone the potential licensing considerations for each layer of the API onion. I wouldn't just blame API providers, and consumers, I’m still getting a grasp on all of this, which is why I'm blogging about the subject. Let’s take a quick crack at defining the layers to the potential API licensing onion: Data - What is the licensing for the actual data returned and collected by an API? I’m......read more.