Techology Companies and Antitrust Law

The five commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) testified on a range of topics before the Senate Commerce Committee. Federal… read more

The five commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) testified on a range of topics before the Senate Commerce Committee. Federal Trade Commission Chair Joseph Simons called on Congress to update consumer privacy and data security legislation related to technology companies. The commissioners also discussed the importance of protecting consumers against COVID-19 related scams, requiring country of origin labeling for a variety of products, and limiting Section 230 protections for technology companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. Chair Simons also faced questions about an ongoing antitrust investigation into Facebook, and whether he intended to depose Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. close

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Program ID:
474453-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 05, 2020 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 08, 2020 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 05, 2020 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2020 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2020 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2020 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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