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TODAY IN COLORADO: House Judiciary to Hold Subcommittee Field Hearing in Boulder on Role of Competitors in the Digital Economy

Washington, January 17, 2020

Boulder, C.O. – TODAY, January 17th at 10 AM, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law will hold a field hearing in Boulder, CO to examine the state of competition in the digital marketplace. The hearing, entitled Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 5: Competitors in the Digital Economy, is the fifth hearing in the Subcommittee's series on dominant platforms. The Subcommittee will hear from top executives of companies with concerns about the rise of market power and anticompetitive conduct online. This hearing will take place in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the University of Colorado Law School.

Full details are as follows:

WHAT:          Antitrust Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 5: Competitors in the Digital Economy”

WHO:            Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Chair, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
                        Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO), Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
                        Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)
                        Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
                        Patrick Spence, CEO, Sonos
                        David Barnett, Founder and CEO, PopSockets
                        David Heinemeier Hansson, CTO and Co-Founder, Basecamp
                        Kirsten Daru, Vice President and General Counsel, Tile

WHERE:       Wittemyer Courtroom
                        University of Colorado Law School
                        2450 Kittredge Loop Drive
                        Boulder, CO

WHEN:          TODAY, Friday, January 17th
                        10:00 AM MST

A live stream of the field hearing will be available here: https://judiciary.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=2386