If you're developing mobile websites or native apps, you'd better take a closer look at the fine print. Some APIs, including one from Amazon, specifically exclude mobile applications. And there's not much explanation--or logic--behind the exclusions.
The Supreme Court of the United States has delivered a ruling on Oracle v. Google, an API copyrightability case that litigates Google’s use of Java SE APIs in its Android applications. The majority opinion, authored by Justice Breyer, finds that Google did not violate Oracle’s copyright in Java SE.