Google Says It Will Volunteer Its Top Execs to Testify at Parliamentary Committee

OTTAWA—Google says it will volunteer some of its top executives to testify at a parliamentary committee.
In a statement, the company says it aims to work constructively with the heritage committee that is studying the actions of Google after the Silicon Valley giant ran a five−week test that blocked news links to some of its Canadian users.
The test was meant to assess the effects of a potential response to Bill C−18, the Liberal government’s controversial Online News Act.
A spokesperson says Google will be making their president of global affairs and chief legal officer, Kent Walker and vice president of news, Richard Gingras available to meet with the committee….

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