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Sept. 24, 2020, 1:49 p.m. EDT

Senate panel wants CEOs of Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify Oct. 1: report

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By Victor Reklaitis

The Republican-led Senate Commerce Committee plans to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -6.31% , Alphabet's /zigman2/quotes/205453964/composite GOOG +3.43% Google and Twitter /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR -21.11% to testify at an Oct. 1 hearing if the three execs don't agree by Thursday night to requests to appear, according to a Politico repor t citing an internal committee email. The hearing is expected to cover Big Tech's liability protections. The news comes as the Trump administration pushes for curbs to longstanding legal protections for internet companies that would force them to shoulder more responsibility for managing content on their sites.

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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 263.11
-17.72 -6.31%
Volume: 47.30M
Oct. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
29.98
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$749.55 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.57M
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US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 1,621.01
+53.77 +3.43%
Volume: 4.33M
Oct. 30, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
31.71
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$1100.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.36M
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US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 41.36
-11.07 -21.11%
Volume: 86.43M
Oct. 30, 2020 4:04p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$32.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
$705,986
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