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Oracle Mulls Vote on Open Source at Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

“On Friday, November 2, Oracle will convene its shareholder
meeting. As part of that meeting, this year it’s supposed to
consider an open-source friendly proposal which, for a variety of
reasons, it is asking its shareholders to reject. (See page 55 of
its proxy statement here.)

“What is the proposal? That Oracle adopt a resolution that the
company consider the social and environmental impact of using open
source. The underlying intention, I believe, is to nudge Oracle to
take on a more protective approach to open source. Oracle wants the
resolution axed…”

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