WASHINGTON (aleqtisady) - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to cooperate with the commission's investigation at a meeting on Capitol Hill, Congressman David Cecilin said on Friday.
The House Judiciary Committee opened an investigation into competition in digital markets in early June - one of a series of inquiries facing major technology companies such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet: Google's parent company.
“Mr. Zuckerberg has pledged to cooperate with the investigation and I look forward to his cooperation, and I think we will make a good report at the end of the investigation,” Democratic Representative Ceciline said after a half-hour meeting with Zuckerberg.
Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, told reporters after a previous meeting: They also discussed the bipartisan anti-monopoly investigation of major technology companies.
“I encouraged him to come to the negotiating table and help us - this is not a hostile role in my view,” Collins said, adding that they spoke in general terms but not about whether Facebook would abide by document requests. “I think through their commitment, you will see more engagement.”
The US House of Representatives Committee on Friday demanded internal e-mails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives from Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google.
The messages, which must be answered by October 14, seek internal email over the past decade from Apple CEO Tim Cook, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ), And Alphabet CEO Larry Page, is also seeking other things, such as acquisitions.