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Tech Giants Sent ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Documents to House (1)

Oct. 18, 2019, 4:14 PMUpdated: Oct. 18, 2019, 6:15 PM

U.S. technology companies sent tens of thousands of documents to the House committee investigating whether they’re using their dominance to thwart competition, as the panel looks to develop recommendations by next year, its chairman said.

Representative David Cicilline, who leads the House Judiciary’s antitrust subcommittee, said Friday at a hearing that the information was the first portion of documents received since requests were sent in September to Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.

Cicilline said after the hearing he’s pleased with the response so far but wouldn’t rule out the need for...

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