Tech's big week on the big stage

The top lawyers for Facebook, Google and Twitter will appear in three consecutive hearings before lawmakers investigating the role their sites played in Russia’s interference in Election 2016.

Headlines

Big Tech forced to answer public questions on Russia ads: FT reports, Facebook, Google and Twitter executives face hearings as regulation pressure grows.

Globe and Mail: Silicon Valley's trust is on the line at U.S. congressional hearings

Schedule

Tuesday: The Senate's Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on how social media networks have been used to promote terrorism or radicalization.

Wednesday: Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence holds hearings focused on misinformation and fake accounts linked to Russia that were used to purchase ads during Election 2016.