(Reuters) — The chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet’s Google and Facebook will seem earlier than a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee mentioned in a press release on Monday.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Apple’s Tim Cook will seem earlier than the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee as a part of its probe into the businesses, the assertion mentioned.
They can be allowed to look nearly.
“As we have said from the start, their testimony is essential for us to complete this investigation,” Jerrold Nadler, the House judiciary panel chairman, and David Cicilline, the House antitrust subcommittee chairman, mentioned in a press release.
Earlier this month, Reuters reported the large 4 tech platforms’ heads would testify earlier than U.S. Congress. Lawmakers are anticipated to launch a report on their antitrust investigation within the coming weeks.
The U.S. Justice Department can be probing the large 4 tech platforms. Facebook and Amazon are additionally dealing with inquiries by the Federal Trade Commission, whereas U.S. states attorneys common are taking a look at Facebook and Google.
(Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Mohammad Zargham and Tom Brown)