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Media Advisory: Technology is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting

For Media Planning Purposes Only

For Release: March 29, 2017 11:00 a.m. Eastern
Rachel Stone | 202-326-6027 |

Twitter: @NatlAssnAttysGn

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region is holding a one-and-a-half-day meeting in Charlottesville, Va., focusing on technology. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring will host. He serves as chair of the NAAG Southern Region, which is comprised of 13 states.*

WHAT: Topics to be addressed include Internet crimes against children; smart devices and everyday living; encryption; trends in the beer and wine industry, including state laws and online sales; protecting state government data; and future technology.

Panelists include representatives from the Center for Democracy & Technology, CTIA, Federal Trade Commission, Hubstream, Lyft, Microsoft, National Association of Chief Information Officers, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Uber and Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverages.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5
First session starts Tuesday at 9 a.m. Meeting concludes Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.


Boar’s Head Inn
Pavilion I & II
200 Ednam Drive
Charlottesville, Va. 22901

For a copy of the press agenda, contact Rachel Stone, NAAG communications assistant, at or 202-326-602.

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*Editor’s Note: The NAAG Southern Region is comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help attorneys general fulfil the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal services to the states and territorial jurisdictions.

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