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Facebook’s refusal to send witnesses angers Heritage committee

News | 05/08/2023 5:41 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.

Sir Nicholas Clegg’s reversal of an agreement to appear before the House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage upset members of that committee Monday. Clegg, president of global affairs for Meta Platforms Inc., had initially said he would show up to testify about Bill C-18, the Online News Act, but reneged when Meta was upset about the title of the hearing.

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