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Godfather Ellison's Protection Racket

Jul 13, 2015, 06:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christine Hall)

Indeed it is, and its tactics are beginning to resemble an extortion racket, with suited Oracle thugs threatening, "Nice database you have here. It'd be a shame if something happened to it." The leverage the company has to make this tactic work is our old pal, vendor lock-in.

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