Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Richard Stallman joins call for Oracle to divest MySQL | The Industry Standard

Somehow I suspect Larry Ellison may not be swayed by this…

Oracle must be stopped from taking over MySQL, according to Richard Stallman, a developer and prominent activist for free software.

In a letter Tuesday to European Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes, Stallman -- together with nonprofit organizations Knowledge Ecology International and Open Rights Group -- urged Europe's top antitrust regulator to demand the divestment of MySQL in return for regulatory approval of Oracle's planned purchase of Sun Microsystems.

Richard Stallman joins call for Oracle to divest MySQL | The Industry Standard

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