The Worlds Big Tech Media bosses have appeared before a Washington lawmakers to defend their firms against claims they abuse their power to quash competitors.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai of Google, and Tim Cook of Apple all insisted they had done nothing illegal and stressed the American roots and values of their firms. The appearance comes as lawmakers consider tougher competition regulation.
At the hearing, lawmakers accused Google of having stolen content created by smaller firms, like Yelp, in order to keep users on their own web pages with Amazon’s treatment of sellers on its site, Facebook’s acquisition of competitors such as Instagram, and Apple’s App store were also on the agenda. To read the full Analysis of the hearing please Click Here to Login or Click Here to Register Free