Oracle/DOJ trial shows the tech version of inside the Beltway

Summary:For those of you interested in the inner workings of the software industry, the Oracle/DOJ trial over the fate of PeopleSoft provides some interesting artifacts. For example, IBM considered acquiring "blocking stakes" in key software companies and launching lobbying efforts against certain mergers with "customers/influencers/regulators.

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For those of you interested in the inner workings of the software industry, the Oracle/DOJ trial over the fate of PeopleSoft provides some interesting artifacts. For example, IBM considered acquiring "blocking stakes" in key software companies and launching lobbying efforts against certain mergers with "customers/influencers/regulators."

Topics: Oracle

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