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Digital River to Sponsor the International Summit on Chinese Software


MINNEAPOLIS - Aug. 2, 2006 --Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, today announced that the company will sponsor, exhibit and speak at the International Summit on Chinese Software 2006. The conference is being held from Aug. 11-12, 2006, at the Century Golden Resources Hotel in Beijing, China.

The company, a full conference sponsor, plans to have an extensive presence. Digital River will present e-commerce programs that have been designed specifically to support the Chinese shareware community. Digital River will have a number of e-commerce experts speaking on a variety of topics throughout the conference, including effective site design, revenue generating strategies, shareware user interfaces, affiliate marketing and more. It will host an exhibit booth and sponsor dinner receptions on Friday and Saturday evenings.

“The Chinese software developer community is fast becoming a significant contributor to our product catalog,” says Brant Pallazza, vice president of shareware at Digital River. “We have devoted considerable resources to support this community’s growth, such as developing unique client payment methods and translating our e-commerce interfaces into Chinese, among other enhancements. As a result, we have become a primary e-commerce outsourcer for Chinese software developers.”

The International Summit on Chinese Software 2006 is a two-day event that includes informative and educational sessions covering a wide variety of topics. The primary goal of the conference is to provide independent Chinese software developers with tools, techniques and resources to successfully market software worldwide on the Web. Start-up shareware developers benefit by gaining access to an open forum for exchanging information on software development and new services. More information about the summit is available at

About Digital River, Inc.
Digital River, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, builds and manages online businesses for more than 40,000 software publishers, manufacturers, distributors and online retailers. Its multi-channel e-commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud prevention, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in major U.S. cities as well as Cologne, Germany; London, England; Shannon, Ireland; Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate Web site at or call 952-253-1234.

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