Google CEO Sundar Pichai answered questions from American lawmakers


Google CEO Sundar Pichai answered questions from American lawmakers

 

Sunder Pichai, chief executive officer of the search engine Google, answered questions from US lawmakers on data theft and other issues on Tuesday.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai answered questions from American lawmakers

In the meantime, he told about the steps taken by the company when Google’s social networking portal ‘Google Plus’ leaked the personal information of the people.

Apart from this,he also answered questions from American lawmakers, who were asked whether he can accept the demands of the government to re-enter the Chinese market.

Pichai appeared before the Judicial Committee of Parliament on Tuesday.Earlier, he had rejected the invitation of a Senate committee to make statements about the role of governments of other countries in influencing the US election.

In October, Google announced the closure of its social media website ‘Google Plus’.The company announced this in March after the information about theft of private information of about five lakh people was revealed through this website.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai answered questions from American lawmakers

A news in the Wall Street Journal said that Google did not intentionally disclose the news of breaking news in public. His motive behind this was to avoid the regulatory scrutiny and save the company’s image from being tarnished. However, after the matter came to light, MPs wanted an explanation from Google about failing to protect the data.

Pichai said in his statement before the committee on Tuesday, “We work hard to make our products safer. We have taken several steps to control and balance them to maintain standards. ”

 

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