UPDATED: Former MySQL business adviser Florian Mueller and members of the EC believe that Oracle owning MySQL through its acquisition of Sun is a colossal conflict of interest, since Oracle would suddenly become the new owner of its biggest open-source competitor — one that has 6 million installations and is gaining thousands more each month.
– MILLBRAE, Calif. — Open source advocate, European Union policy strategist and former MySQL business adviser Florian Mueller, representing European interests in the anti-competition issues surrounding Oracle’s proposed $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, told a small group of journalists a…

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