The First Business Event for Blogs
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 June 9 - 10, 2003 • Sheraton Boston • Boston, MA

Event Hours:
Conference Hours:
June 9: 9am - 5:45pm
June 10: 9am - 4:45pm

Hosted By:
clickz network

Analyst Sponsor:
Jupiter Research
Media Sponsor:

Event Public Relations:
Trylon Communications

Rafat Ali
Rafat Ali is the editor and publisher of, a hybrid news, analysis and weblog site on the digital paid content industry, subscription-enabling technologies, and corporate initiatives in gaining revenues through content. The scope of the publication is not just limited to online text-based content, but also includes multi-media audio and video content, wireless content, non-browser and non-PC based digital devices, and electronic delivery of traditional print content.

The site and the daily e-mail newsletter is read by about 6,000 media and technology executives daily, and is profitable on a stand-alone basis.

Prior to starting, Ali was the managing editor of Silicon Alley Reporter (SAR), based in New York City. Prior to SAR, Ali was the digital media editor at He has written extensively on the online media industry for the last five years.

Ali earned a B.Tech Degree in Computer Engineering from Aligarh University, India and a Masters Degree in Journalism (New Media) from Indiana University, Bloomington.

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