Speakers from Warner, Universal, Sony, MPAA Join Content Protection Summit

  Speakers from Warner, Universal, Sony, MPAA Join Content Protection Summit

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LOS ANGELES -- November 30, 2012

The Content Protection Summit, produced by Variety and CDSA, has announced the
addition of new speakers, presentations and panels to finalize its conference
program for next week's event on December 6 at the Los Angeles Hilton in
Universal City, CA. The speakers will be addressing over 200 leading content
protection and security experts from the studios, game publishers, software
and music industries at this core entertainment industry meeting.

Keynotes for this year's Summit feature a conversation with Senator Chris
Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA); and a
keynote by General James Cartwright,Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy
Studies,Center for Strategic and International Studies on National Security
and the Unsettled Internet.

The new Copyright Alerts System, a system aimed at educating Internet
subscribers about digital copyright and the potential consequences of
inadvertent or purposeful copyright violations through peer-to-peer networks,
will be discussed by Marianne Grant, Senior Vice President, Motion Picture
Association of America.

Technology strategies for protecting content and growing the Home
Entertainment business will be discussed by a panel including: Jackie Hayes,
Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Legal and Business Affairs,
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment; Bill Mandel, Vice President, Technology &
Digital Platforms, Universal Pictures; and Mitch Singer, Chief Digital
Strategy Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment.

This session will be followed by a showcase of content protection innovations
by Akamai Technologies, Deloitte, Fortium Technologies, HCL America, and
Verance Corporation.

To view the complete conference program visit www.contentprotectionsummit.com.

Limited sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Guy Finley at
guy@mesalliance.com.

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