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Experts Convene To Chart The Future Of Internet Trust

San Francisco Bay Internet conference explores the path to a more trustworthy Internet
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A panel of leading Internet experts will explore key challenges facing critical Internet infrastructure and services, such as the Domain Name System and email, at the INET San Francisco conference at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel on 7 May 2010.

The conference, part of the Internet Society's global series of regional INET conferences, is organized in conjunction with the San Francisco Bay Area Internet Society Chapter. The event follows the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco focused on Web-based technologies and services that face their own trust challenges.

"As an increasingly important part of how businesses and individuals communicate and collaborate, it is critical that the Internet provide a trusted, reliable channel for the information shared online today," said Zaid Ali, President and Chairman San Francisco Bay chapter of the Internet Society. "INET San Francisco is a unique opportunity to gain insight into increasing the trustworthiness of systems such as domain names and email that people around the world rely on billions of times each day."

Featured speakers at INET San Francisco include:

-- Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman of ICANN -- Daniel T Dreymann, President & Co-Founder of Goodmail Systems -- James Galvin, Afilias -- Alex Deacon, Verisign -- Jim Fenton, Cisco Systems -- Dave Crocker, Brandenburg InternetWorking -- Dave Lewis, Online Trust Alliance -- Lucy Lynch, Internet Society -- Stuart Staniford, FireEye

Speakers at the INET SF conference will address critical issues such as:

-- How can we advance security in the Domain Name System (DNS)? -- How is email communication evolving to ensure end-to-end trust? -- How are businesses dealing with issues of trust? -- How can trust and confidence in the Internet become an integral part of its ongoing evolution

Registration is free but due to limited seating pre-registration is required by