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Representatives of major tech companies will appear before the parliamentary committee

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New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) Heads of Indian units of tech companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft will testify on Tuesday before a parliamentary committee investigating anti-competitive activities in the digital sector. Jayant Sinha, Chairman of the Standing Parliamentary Finance Committee, provided this information. This parliamentary committee looks at various aspects of market competition, with a particular focus on large technology companies. According to the notice circulated by the Lok Sabha secretariat, the agenda of this meeting to be held on Tuesday will focus on the anti-competitive methods of big technology companies.

New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) Heads of Indian units of tech companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft will testify on Tuesday before a parliamentary committee investigating anti-competitive activities in the digital sector.

Jayant Sinha, Chairman of the Standing Parliamentary Finance Committee, provided this information. This parliamentary committee looks at various aspects of market competition, with a particular focus on large technology companies.

According to the notice issued by the secretariat of the Lok Sabha, the agenda of this meeting to be held on Tuesday is to collect oral testimonies from the representatives of these companies on the anti-competitive practices of the big technology companies.

“Representatives from the Indian units of Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Netflix and a few others will appear before a parliamentary committee on the issue of competitive behavior in the digital market,” Sinha told PTI on Sunday.

He said the committee had already discussed the matter with the Competition Commission of India and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Indian tech companies.

Food sourcing platforms Swiggy and Zomato, e-commerce giant Flipkart, taxi service provider Ola, hotel service provider Oyo and representatives from the All India Gaming Association have already appeared before the Sinha-led committee. .

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