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(New York, NY - February 8, 2001) - As part of its international expansion, Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the Internet Industry Portal, today unveiled a new international business-to-business portal for the Internet and IT industries - ( also announced the acquisition of a Swedish Web site and e-mail newsletters focused on the Internet and information technology from Pagina Forlags AB. The acquired site ( will be incorporated into Lauri Pappinen, the founder of, will write for Terms of this acquisition were not disclosed. is in the Swedish language and has been incorporated into's portfolio of global Internet media properties, now consisting of 21 international editions.

"The Internet continues to flourish worldwide. We realized that a technologically advanced country like Sweden has a tremendous need for news and information about new technologies and trends affecting the Internet and IT industries," said Chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "The addition of meets Sweden's need and further complements our aggressive global strategy."

In addition to local Swedish and Scandinavian Internet industry reporting, ( will carry a full complement of international news, industry links, specialized directories for Internet and IT professionals, along with sections on finance, Web development, e-commerce and product releases. The Web site launch is accompanied by several targeted e-mail newsletters, including those acquired as part of the purchase of

About Corporation (, the Internet Industry Portal, is headquartered in Darien, CT. It 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. owns and operates a network of 166 Web sites, over 300 e-mail newsletters, over 400 online discussion forums and more than 100 moderated e-mail discussion lists that generate over 250 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 300 million per month. According to NetRatings, has over 3.2 million unique users in the United States alone. Over 25% of's views are from outside of the U.S.'s global presence includes editions for Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Espanol, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Prospectus dated June 25, 1999, Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year, when available.

For more information contact:
Mary Ann Boland
Marketing and Public Relations Associate
[email protected]

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