Government, Advocacy Groups and Technology Leaders to Launch Effort to Raise Awareness for Computing Security and Internet Safety

WASHINGTON — May 15, 2006

What: A news conference to announce details of an upcoming joint effort between government organizations, advocacy groups and technology leaders to reach consumers directly on the issue of online safety

Who: Tom Nelson, Chief Operating Officer, AARP

Paula Prahl, Vice President of Public Affairs, Best Buy: Geek Squad 24-Hour Rapid Response Computer Support Task Force

Lorraine Howerton, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Danielle Yates, Communications Director, GetNetWise/Internet Education Foundation

Teri Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, i-SAFE Inc.

Mike Nash, Corporate Vice President of the Security Technology Unit, Microsoft Corp.

Ernie Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Ron Teixeira, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance

Nat Wood, Assistant Director for Consumer and Business Education,

Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission

Robert Cresanti, Undersecretary of Commerce for Technology, Department of Commerce

Rolf Lundberg Jr., Senior Vice President of Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

When: 10–10:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Where: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H St., NW

Washington, D.C. 20062-2000

Call-In Information:Domestic (United States and Canada): +1 (888)-508-3709

Pass code: 906394

Electronic Media: The on-site press check-in for invited credentialed members of the media begins at 9:45 a.m. EDT (6:45 a.m. PDT). There will be an audio mult box for broadcast and radio plug-ins.

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