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International legislators flag regulatory options for data giants

News | 05/29/2019 6:01 pm EDT
Facebook Canada's Kevin Chan speaks with reporters after appearing before the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy in Ottawa on May 28, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

OTTAWA – Legislators on Tuesday gave some sense of what regulatory options may be coming down the road for big data and social media giants as lawmakers from Canada and some 11 countries peppered the companies’ representatives with questions.

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