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Thousands sign petition against Oracle's ownership of MySQL

Monday Jan 4th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Appeal to European Commission to force software giant to divest itself of open source database as it acquires Sun Microsystems attracts 14,000 signatures.

[From Information Age]

A petition calling on the European Commission to block the software giant’s proposed acquisition of MySQL – as part of its bid to buy Sun Microsystems, which owns the company behind the open source database – has attracted 14,000 signatures.

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