The US Senate Commerce committee on Thursday voted to issue subpoenas to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Google’s Sundar Pichai, as Congress considers changes to liability protections granted by of the Communications Decency Act.
The three tech CEOs would appear before the committee as witnesses, but the date of the hearing hasn’t been determined.
In July,before a House antitrust subcommittee, along with the CEOs of Amazon and Apple.
Facebook declined to comment on the subpoenas, but noted that its exec executives have testified in front of the Senate Commerce committee three times in the last three years, and Facebook executives have testified over 20 times in front of US Congressional committees in the last four years.
Neither Twitter nor Google immediately responded to requests for comment.