The head of the Committee on small business U.S. house of representatives Nydia Velasquez plans to call representatives of Amazon, Facebook and Google at the hearing, according to Bloomberg. “The Chairman of the Committee on small business U.S. house of representatives Nydia Velasquez plans to invite Amazon.com Inc., Google Inc. Google and Facebook Inc. (at the hearing) to answer the questions her Committee about how much damage these companies can cause a competitive small business environment”, — stated in the message. At the hearing, to be held in late October or early November, will discuss possible challenges facing a small business trying to promote yourself or compete on the platforms of these companies. “Chairman velázquez believes that small businesses deserve to compete on equal terms, and hopes that the hearings will enable the Committee to consider how things are with small businesses, given the dominance of large technology companies in a variety of fields — from e-Commerce to Internet traffic”, — explained the press-Secretary Evelyn Quartz. It is noted that the antitrust Subcommittee of the house of representatives, the Federal trade Commission and the U.S. Department of justice is already conducting investigations in relation to these technology companies. In late July, the U.S. Department of justice start an antitrust investigation against the largest online platforms, it was reported on the Agency’s website. The representative of the Ministry refused to disclose the Reuters list of companies that will stirred validation, but even then, it was assumed that the tests apply to Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple.
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