Oracle pays US$46m to quell kickback heat

Summary:Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Business Tech.

Oracle will pay US$46 million to settle allegations that subsidiary Sun Microsystems gave incomplete and inaccurate information to the US government during contract negotiations more than a decade ago, and that it paid kickbacks to technology partners such as Accenture to secure government contracts.

Topics: IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Legal, Oracle, Outsourcing

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