European Regulators Object to Oracle-Sun Merger

Tuesday Nov 10th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Oracle vows to fight -- and it has the U.S. Justice Department on its side.

[From InternetNews]

The European Commission made the rumors official on Monday by issuing its official objections to Sun Microsystems' acquisition by Oracle -- setting the stage for a transatlantic fight between Oracle and European regulators.

The EC's Statement of Objections sets out the Commission's preliminary assessment concerning Sun's MySQL database product -- the only reason cited in the statement for objecting to the deal.

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