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(New York, NY-March 1, 2000) (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry's Portal, today launched, serving the Internet's growing domain name industry. The site was previously part of the critically-acclaimed Web Developer's Virtual Library ( Verio Inc. (Nasdaq:VRIO), the world's largest operator of Web sites for businesses and a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services, is the exclusive sponsor of the new site.

Created to be the largest resource of its kind, features original articles from experts in the domain industry, daily domain news coverage and resources including domain utilities, articles/specifications, retailers and software. Internet professionals and users can search for available, original domain names that best suit their business needs and participate in community discussion forums. A free weekly e-mail newsletter is also available.

"While there are sites that focus on the business of domains, immediately provides wider industry coverage than any other resource currently in this category," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "This site, or portal, is now the central gathering place for the domain community, giving our advertisers and e-commerce partners an unprecedented opportunity to reach a diverse group of professionals, including those involved in e-commerce, Web hosting, ISPs, speculators and other hobbyists."

" is an essential resource to anyone seriously interested in domains, be they merely looking for the latest information on legal battles involving domains, looking for a registrar, or just learning how to buy a domain. Visitors will have unlimited domain resources at their fingertips," said Scott Clark, managing editor of

Currently, there are 13,374,830 com/net/org domains registered. There are more than 100 companies that are accredited registrars, and more are in progress.

About Verio Inc. (
Verio Inc. is the world's largest operator of Web sites for businesses and a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services, with an emphasis on serving the small and mid-sized business market. The company offers customers a broad range of Internet solutions, including high-speed access, Web hosting, e-commerce, virtual private networks and other enhanced services. Verio supports its operations with highly reliable and scalable national infrastructure and systems including a facilities-based Tier One national network. Verio delivers locally based sales and engineering support in top U.S. markets under the Verio brand name and provides Web-hosting services to customers in more than 170 countries.

About ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), based in New York, New York, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. operates a network of 100 Web sites, 75 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.2 million unique visitors that generate more than 110 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 170 million per month.'s global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, with its related Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

Interested advertisers should contact the Ad Sales department at [email protected] or (203) 662-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 662-2858.

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Steve Rubel
Schwartz Public Relations
(212) 677-8700 x23
[email protected]

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