Tech Executives Testimony

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US technology stocks cratered in Wednesday trades, leading the broader market lower amid congressional testimony on Section 230 from the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Alphabet . . . .

Democratic senators accused their Republican colleagues of trying to “browbeat” tech executives at a committee hearing Wednesday on Section 230 protections ahead of Election Day . . . . 

President Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr, and a chorus of Republican legislators have been calling for years for a repeal or significant change to a law called Section 230. Now, for the first time, the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google are testifying Wednesday before a congressional committee specifically about Section 230 — and its future . . . . 

Dorsey appeared before Senate Commerce Committee alongside Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, for a hearing on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the law that allows big tech platforms to censor users with limited legal repercussions . . . . 

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