Corrected: EU Names Concerns About Sun-Oracle Deal

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 4:18 PM EDT) -- The European Commission has reportedly identified three areas of particular concern in its probe of Oracle Corp.’s planned $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc. and has sent a questionnaire to the comapanies' competitors seeking more information about the possible effects of the merger. (Corrects an article published on 8/7/09)

The EC is particularly concerned about the effects of the merger for consumers of Sun's widely used Java programming language; “middleware,” software used to help separate programs work together; and database software, Dow Jones reported Friday,...
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