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Forum Gives Individual Stockholders the Ability to Ask Questions About Recent Earnings Report, Latest Developments and the Company's Long-Term Strategy

New York, NY - August 21, 2000 - Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today announced that Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler will participate in a two-day-long chat with individual investors and others on the company's Yahoo! Finance message board (;=INTM ). The chat takes place this Wednesday and Thursday, August 23 and August 24. To participate, individuals just need to have access to the Internet and a free Yahoo! user ID.

For the third consecutive quarter, Meckler will personally answer questions about's previous quarter results, its recent product launches and overall strategy. Meckler will participate using the Yahoo! ID "net_pioneer."

On July 31 Corporation reported that second quarter revenues increased to $12.2 million and that net income, excluding amortization of intangibles and realized gain on investments, was $829,000, or $0.03 per share, compared to a net loss of $1.5 million, or $0.08 per share, for the same period last year. Including amortization of intangibles and realized gain on investments, net loss for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000 was $4.4 million, or $0.18 per share. Full details are posted at

"It was another outstanding quarter for," said Meckler. "We continued to expand our world-class proprietary content, both through acquisitions and internal Web site development." I look forward to once again engaging in a meaningful dialogue with our investors to discuss these and other company developments."

Individuals wishing to ask questions during the forum with Alan Meckler should visit;=INTM and post messages using the subject "CEO Forum" followed by the subject of their query. Meckler will personally select from among the most interesting questions and post his responses online during the evening hours.

About ( Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), based in New York, NY, 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 129 Web sites, 215 e-mail newsletters, 136 online discussion forums and 79 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2.1 million unique visitors that generate more than 140 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 200 million per month.'s global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. In addition, with its related Venture Fund I, II and Venture Partners III is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

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For more information contact:
Steve Rubel
Schwartz PR Interactive
(212) 677-8700 x23
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Mary Ann Boland Corporation
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