Google CEO testimony to Congress - LIVE: Sundar Pichai faces a grilling on privacy and China

Clark Mindock
Sundar Pichai arrives to testify during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC: AFP/Getty Images

Weeks before Democrats take over control of the House of Representatives, Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are set to question Google CEO Sundar Pichai on issues including transparency, data collection, and filtering.

The hearing is one of the latest of several hearings Republicans have set up with tech company executives, which they have said show liberal bias in their dealings.

Google refused to send a representative the last time that the Judiciary interviewed the top brass of social media companies, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. But, since then, the Mr Pichai has held closed door meetings with members of Congress to discuss what Republicans have branded as liberal bias at Google.

Follow updates from the hearing below and watch a live stream of the testimony here.

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