MySQL community protests against acquisition by Oracle

The MySQL community around the world are getting worried about the possible acquistion of Sun Micosystems by Oracle. MySQL is community driven and often competes head to head with Sun Microsyftems commercial Oracle products. More than 14.000 MySQL users, developers and enthiusasts have signed a petition sent to regulators at the European Commission, Russia, China and other countries as a protest against the aqcuisition. According to eWeek it might be to late as the European Commission is expected to approve the deal within the next month.

You can sign the petition here to support the protest.

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