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Amazon's Jeff Bezos To Appear Before Congress For First Time

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will appear before Congress for the first time on Wednesday in a "virtual testimony" meeting, and will participate along with CEOs from Google, Apple and Facebook. The inquiry is the culmination of 12 months of work by a Congressional subcommittee on whether the companies operate on a level playing field. eMarketer estimates that Amazon holds about 38% of online retail sales. Lawmakers have been scrutinizing the company’s competitive behavior as critics have questioned whether some of Amazon’s practices put its own interests ahead of customers. 

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