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Monty appeals Oracle's Sun merger

Jul 06, 2010, 20:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kelly Fiveash)

"The co-founder of MySQL has submitted an appeal against the European competition watchdog's decision to clear Oracle's takeover of Sun Microsystems earlier this year.

"Michael 'Monty' Widenius, who sold his chunk of the MySQL database to Sun Microsystems in 2008 for $1bn, told various news outlets including The Register on Friday that he would make a full statement about the appeal once Oracle had responded to it.

"We asked the Larry Ellison-run software giant if it could provide us with comment. However, the company is yet to officially respond to Monty's latest grumbles."

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