From Morning Consult :
And nascent startups would be at an inherent disadvantage in those license negotiations: They would be bargaining with “API owners” who had veto power  over whether the startup would be allowed to make a compatible program .
- “Morning Consult”: https://morningconsult.com/opinions/startups-need-the-supreme-court-to-keep-apis-open/
- “veto power”: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/05/dangerous-ruling-oracle-v-google-federal-circuit-reverses-sensible-lower-court
- “allowed to make a compatible program”: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/01/oracle-copied-amazons-api-was-that-copyright-infringement/