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MySQL Founder Calls on EC to Clear Oracle/Sun

Monday Oct 12th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Marten Mickos writes European Commission head Neelie Kroes, saying the Oracle/Sun deal won't hurt MySQL. Will they listen?

[From InternetNews]

Former MySQL CEO Mårten Mickos sent a letter to the European Commission's top antitrust authority, urging her and her regulatory body to approve Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems, which owns his former company.

Sun (NASDAQ: JAVA) purchased MySQL in 2008 for $1 billion, and Mickos departed a few months after that.

The article continues at http://www.internetnews.com/government/article.php/3843201/MySQL+Founder+Calls+on+EC+to+Clear+OracleSun.htm

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