For Immediate Release

Contact:
Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law
206.685.9002

March 23, 2009

FTC, UW School of Law Hosts DRM Conference

SEATTLE - The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology and Public Policy Clinic will hold a confrence Wednesday, March 25 at the UW School of Law on the subject of digital rights management (DRM) technologies. This free event is open to the public and will examine DRM, a widespread practice that is expected to become increasingly prevalent in the U.S. marketplace in the coming years.

The agenda includes speakers from the technology, government, and higher education sectors.

There is no pre-registration. Members of the public and press who wish to participate but who cannot attend can view a live Webcast from the FTC web site. A transcript of the proceedings also will be posted on this site.

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