Yes or no: The Tipline for 8 August 2019

08 August 2019

Congressman David Cicciline, the head of the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee, was not pleased with the responsiveness of representatives from Amazon, Facebook and Google during a hearing last month. He sent letters to the companies asking them to supplement their testimony largely with answer boxes limited to yes or no answers. We now have those replies, and believe it or not, they expanded beyond a one-word answer.