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MySQL Founder Protests Oracle Takeover

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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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