In a strange twist of events it appears that Google added “MySQL” (TM)  to the list of Trademark Terms making it illegal to use in Google Adword campaigns. I am sure this is not going to sit well with thousands of companies that deliver services or add-on products in the MySQL ecosystem. There is good evidence that people don’t like it much on the forums. You can still bd on MySQL as a keyword … just can’t use it in the advertizing itself.

MySQL is a Trademark of SUN Microsystems.

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