2020-07-29 · · Categories: 國際經濟情勢

Members of Congress will be able to grill tech C.E.O.s at a hearing. Let’s hope they don’t waste the opportunity.

July 28, 2020, By The Editorial Board, New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/opinion/tech-ceo-hearing-congress.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

The challenge for the subcommittee will be in establishing whether these tech companies — which have amassed immeasurable power — operate as illegal monopolies in certain domains, such as online search (Google), online marketplaces (Amazon), mobile phone app stores (Apple), the dissemination of information (Facebook), advertising sales (Google and Facebook) and mergers and acquisitions.