EC To Object To Oracle's Sun Acquisition, Say Reports

Friday Nov 6th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

The EC is likely to make a formal objection to Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems, because of the inclusion of the open source MySQL database, say newspaper reports.

[From eWeek Europe]

The European Commission (EC) may object to Oracle's Sun acquisition, because the deal includes the popular free MySQL database, according to reports in the Financial Times and Handelsblatt.

The article continues at http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk/news/ec-to-object-to-oracle-s-sun-acquisition--say-reports--2367

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