TASS, 1 Oct. The Chairman of the Committee on small business, house of representatives, Congress of Nydia Velasquez plans to ask Amazon, Google and Facebook to answer a number of questions concerning their likely negative impact on competition. This was reported on Tuesday by Bloomberg.
“Chairman velázquez believes that small businesses are entitled to compete on equal terms, and hopes the hearing will help clarify how their activities affect large companies”, — said the official representative Velazquez.
According to the Agency, a hearing will be held in late October — early November. Velasquez plans to focus on the challenges a small business faces trying to compete with the large corporations or to promote their activities on their platforms. It is planned that will testify, and small businesses.
Reviews Amazon, Facebook and Google to get so far failed.
In July it became known that the Ministry of justice and the Federal trade Commission are preparing to begin a large-scale investigation against Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple to check for possible violations of antitrust laws. At the same time with the two agencies about the beginning of own investigation declared Democrats in the House of representatives of the Congress of the United States.
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