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Google, Amazon, Netflix mount lobby crusade on Trudeau Liberals
Amazon had 99 registered contacts with the government last year, Google had 37

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/amazon-google-lobby-trudeau-1.4379761

Publisher:  CBC News
Date Written:  31/10/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article

The numerous meetings between top Liberal Government officials and U.S. tech giants not only smack of favouritism, but also raise ethical questions and concerns over deregulation.

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The Canadian government hasn't hidden the fact that it would like the American e-commerce giant Amazon to set up its second head office in Canada.

Trudeau even sent a letter to Jeff Bezos, the company's CEO. During an armchair discussion last week on artificial intelligence, Trudeau mentioned he was reading The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

Amazon has said it's "seeking to influence policy direction related to cloud based services."

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