Sonos CEO will testify to lawmakers after suing Google

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Only a day after Sonos officially sued Google for stealing its tech designs, House antitrust leaders have invited the speaker company to air its grievances in an open hearing.

The hearing, which is scheduled for January 17th, will be the fifth installment of the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust investigation into big tech companies like Facebook and Google. Since June of last year, the antitrust panel, led by Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI), has been bringing in witnesses from some of the country’s largest tech firms and their critics to discuss how lawmakers could rein in their market dominance.

Sonos CEO Patrick Spence is scheduled to appear alongside the founder and CEO of PopSockets, David Barnett, and the vice president and…

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