Thousands sign petition against Oracle's ownership of MySQL

January 4, 2010

[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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