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Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s statement on Wednesday on Big Tech’s antitrust issues has surfaced. “I believe it is important to maintain the core values of openness and fairness that have made America’s digital economy a force for empowerment and opportunity.” [in the U.S.] And worldwide, “says Zuckerberg, according to a Tweet From CNN reporter Donnie O’Sullivan. Zuckerberg and CEO of Apple Inc. AAPL
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN,
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The House is scheduled to make about five minutes of commentary at the beginning of the hearing, which will highlight their business practices and immense economic impact. Zuckerberg’s statement, which references the rise of competition from China, may make an implicit argument that in weakening Facebook with strict rules, the US government may reluctantly strengthen the Chinese economy. Facebook was not immediately available for comment.