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(Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday, the internal e-mails, and other documents of the company, Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Alphabet, Inc. Google, it would be evidence of anti-competitive behaviour.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee, requested the documents by Oct. 14.
The companies have not immediately returned a request for comment.
This question comes in the days after the Texas attorney general led a group of 50 attorneys general of the united states of america, as well as areas with a probe, the question of whether Google is abusing its market power in the world of advertising.
The U.S. Department of Justice said in in July to investigate “whether and how” the big tech companies in the search, social media, retail, and online services”, are engaged in anti-competitive behaviour, an apparent reference to the companies named by the panel will take place on Friday.
Report by john Wolfe, and Bryan Pietsch; Editing by Kevin Liffey and Chizu Nomiyama