MySQL Founder Calls on EC to Clear Oracle/Sun

October 12, 2009

[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.

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