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2010-01-27 addendum

Oracle completed the acquisition of Sun Microsystems one week after the Eurpean Union gave its approval to the $7.4 billion (US) cash purchase.


The creator of MySQL, Michael "Monty" Widenius, has started an urgent campaign to help save MySQL from Oracle's clutches.  In his blog, he provides details on the dangers to the open-source MySQL in the acquisition by Oracle of Sun Microsystems.

An online petition in 18 languages is available at along with background details of the acquisition by Oracle and the risks to the open-source MySQL.