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Heritage Committee summons Google execs over news blocking

Briefs | 02/28/2023 4:46 pm EST
Google's search engine logo celebrating the 140th anniversary of the RCMP in May 2013./ Image via Google.

The House of Commons Heritage committee voted Tuesday to summon top executives from Alphabet Inc.‘s Google to appear before the committee on Mar. 6, days after the Canadian Press reported that the tech giant had begun blocking some news content in response to the government’s plan to force web giants to negotiate compensation with Canadian news publishers. 

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