Alternet Systems Supports Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA) Annual Meeting on April 9th - 11th, Washington, DC

Alternet Systems Supports Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA) Annual 
Meeting on April 9th - 11th, Washington, DC 
MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/14 --  Alternet Systems, Inc.
(OTCQB: ALYI) ("Alternet" or the "Company"), an accelerator of high
growth opportunities in Digital Currency and Mobile Commerce
services, today announced support of the Digital Asset Transfer
Authority (DATA) Annual Meeting on April 9th through the 11th in
Washington, D.C. Alternet Systems is the first publicly listed
company to secure full DATA membership.  
Since November 2013 DATA has been working on a bilateral basis with
influencers and regulators in the digital asset space to outline
opportunities, to better understand, and to unite the industry around
sensible outcomes for development of digital asset technologies. DATA
is tasked with leading regulatory, best practices and consumer
protection initiatives for companies in the emerging field of digital
assets. Digital assets include digital, asset-backed and
cryptographic currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple and Ven, along with the
emerging ecosystem of payment innovations, fiscal tools, and P2P
products enabled by these new Internet technologies. 
In addition to a VIP hosted table at the DATA Annual Dinner and the
introduction of strategic relationships, Alternet Systems worked with
Hub Culture and the Ven Currency to secure donation items to be
priced in digital currency for the DATA Annual Dinner on April 10,
2014. 
DATA Annual Meeting Details:
 When: April 9-11, 2014
 Where: 1777 F.
Street, NW
 Washington, DC 2006
 Website: www.datauthority.org 
Speakers for the event include keynotes from the Federal Reserve of
St. Louis David Andolfatto and New York State Superintendent of
Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky, who recently announced intentions
of the state of New York to evaluate licensing for Bitcoin, Ven and
other digital currency related businesses. Other speakers from the
policy world include Stuart Tryon of the US Secret Service and
Department of Homeland Security, Mike Stevens of the Conference of
State Banking Supervisors, John Collins, from Chairman of the Senate
Committee on Homeland Security Senator Tom Carper's office, Valerie
Szczepanik of the Securities & Exchange Commission, Rochelle Hodes
from the Office of Tax Policy Department of the Treasury (IRS) and
Pat O'Brien, former Assistant Secretary, Terrorist Financing and
Financial Crimes and Chip Poncy, of the Office of Strategic Policy
for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes. 
DATA is also working to reach out to Washington influencers and
international guests, timing the meeting to the eve of the World Bank
and IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, DC, with invitations sent to
Senate and House finance committee members, NGOs, think tanks, and
other government agencies interested in the subject of digital
currencies. Expected guests include representatives from the US
Treasury, FinCEN, the US GAO, and both sides of Capitol Hill as well
as a wide variety of companies, banks and financial institutions, and
NGOS including the UN Foundation and Gates Foundation. 
From the digital currency world, a number of bold faced participants
are also attending, including Bitpay Founder Tony Gallipi, John
Beccia of Circle Internet Financial, Stan Stalnaker, Founding
Director of the Ven Currency, Jesse Powell, CEO, Payward Inc., Ripple
cryptographer David Schwartz, and Wences Cesares, founder of Xapo.
Global views from representatives including the Mercatus Institute,
TechFreedom and others as well as scholars, economists and security
experts from a wide swath of sources. Moderators from American
Banker, Bloomberg, Politico, and others will lead the conversation. 
The DATA Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for digital asset
companies and related organizations to chart the year ahead in
digital currency and other areas. Sessions and workshops will focus
on issues pertinent to the digital asset industry, including
development of best practices, standards and regulatory issues,
economic development opportunities, industry leadership, and
international considerations.  
About Alternet Systems Inc.:
 Alternet Systems Inc. (OTCQB: ALYI),
headquartered in Miami, Florida, is an enterprise accelerator company
focused on the complimentary, high-growth markets of Digital
Currency, Mobile and Internet Commerce and Cyber-Security products
and services. Through its subsidiaries, Alternet captures and
converts extraordinary growth opportunities surrounding the explosion
of newly adapted Internet technologies and platforms. More
information about Alternet and its subsidiaries can be found
atwww.alternetsystems.com and by following the company on Twitter
www.twitter.com/alternetsystems. 
Contact:
Investor Relations Contact at Alternet: 
Rich Kaiser
ir@alternetsystems.com 
 1-888-823-8494 
Or 
Alliance Advisors, LLC
Alan Sheinwald
asheinwald@allianceadvisors.net 
(914) 669-0222 
 
 
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