Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will defend law protecting tech platforms before U.S. Senate panel

The chief executives of three large tech companies will defend a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday – a topic that has split U.S. lawmakers on ways to hold Big Tech accountable for how they moderate content on their platforms. Facebook Inc’s <FB.O> Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter Inc’s <TWTR.N> Jack Dorsey and Google’s <GOOGL.O> Sundar Pichai will tell the committee chaired by Republican Senator Roger Wicker that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act – which protects companies from liability over content posted by users – is crucial to free expression on the internet.

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