Sun/Oracle

MySQL Founder Monty Widenius To Appeal Against Sun/Oracle Merger

Jessica Thornsby

Founder of MySQL Monty Widenius, has filed an appeal against the European competition authorities’ decision to allow Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

According to the Financial Times, the European Commission have acknowledged the appeal, with an official stating “we will defend our decision in court.” According to the same article, Monty Widenius is self-funding the appeal, on behalf of the people who supported the online petition for more protection regarding MySQL.

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