Politics Briefing: Google CEO asked to testify before parliamentary committee

Source: theglobeandmail.com theglobeandmail.com

Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

Hello, The CEO of Google and other top executives are being asked to testify before a parliamentary committee after the company decided to temporarily block some Canadians from accessing news through its search engine. They are expected to testify at a meeting of the House of Commons heritage committee next Monday. The committee, which decided on these actions during a hearing on Tuesday, is also requesting documents related to Google’s news ban. Google has been blocking thousands of Canadians’ access to news sites using its search function, in response to the federal government’s online news bill as part of a...