Jul 1, 2020 - Technology
Tech CEOs will testify in House antitrust hearing
The CEOs of Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook have agreed to testify at a hearing at the end of the month as part of a congressional antitrust investigation into the power of online platforms.
Why it matters: The high-profile hearing will let lawmakers directly question company leaders before releasing a report that will detail the findings of their year-long probe and possibly recommend changes to antitrust law.
Details: The agreement to appear before the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee was first reported by The New York Times.
- People familiar with the planning told Axios the CEOs expect to appear virtually, likely in the last week of July, although the sources cautioned that could change.