SLIDESHOW - 2009 State of the Net event, Washington D.C.

The fifth annual "State of the Net" event brought together Congressmen, staffers, lobbyists, subject-matter experts and the media to discuss advances and policy issues affecting the Internet and technology.

Participants included AT&T, Verizon, Skype, various law firms around Capitol Hill, Congressional staffers, the media and the curious. Pictures of speakers and sponsors can be found here.