TECH
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

MySQL Founder Protests Oracle Takeover

One of the creators of a technology that underpins millions of websites is asking people to protest against Oracle's attempted takeover Silicon Valley rival Sun Microsystems.

Finnish entrepreneur Michael Widenius - known as Monty - says that the European Commission must block the $7bn deal as a way to protect the future of MySQL, the database company he helped found in 1995.

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