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(WESTPORT, CT-April 14, 1999) LLC today announced that it acquired @NY and Web sites and related Internet media properties. Both sites are now part of the expanding Network of Web sites and Internet industry resources. Terms were not disclosed.

@NY, founded by veteran journalists Tom Watson and Jason Chervokas, is a weekly provider of news and analysis of the Internet media industry in Silicon Alley. is a leading online job source for Internet professionals. Opportunities with (Nasdaq: MINE ), 24/7 Media (Nasdaq: TFSM ), iVillage (Nasdaq: IVIL), and DoubleClick (Nasdaq: DCLK) are among the 100 jobs listed each week.

"Jason Chervokas and Tom Watson are well-known Internet journalists and their Web sites and e-mail newsletters are highly respected throughout the Internet industry," said Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of LLC. "These acquisitions fit wonderfully into, adding greater depth to our expanding network of industry news and resources on the Web."

"In many ways, this is key moment in the history of Silicon Alley," said @NY co-founder Jason Chervokas. "What started as a tiny bi-weekly newsletter at the dawn of the Internet era has grown to be the virtual paper of record for the New York new media industry, and with's stewardship, it will continue to thrive."

"This is a very exciting moment for @NY and its users," said Tom Watson, co-founder of @NY. " brings @NY a vast new audience for Silicon Alley news and jobs." Both Chervokas and Watson will become LLC employees., the E-business and Internet Technology Network, includes 53 Web sites, 31 e-mail newsletters, 53 online discussion forums, and 52 moderated e-mail discussion lists for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers, and sophisticated Internet users. sites include, which provides daily Internet-specific news; The Electronic Commerce Guide; ServerWatch; The Web Developer's Virtual Library, SearchEngineWatch and Jumbo. More than 1.6 million unique users generate over 40 million views monthly. Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2858. LLC, based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of global, daily news and information resources for the Internet community. LLC also publishes the ISDEX, a 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies.'s global presence includes editions in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and Israel.

For LLC:
Hillary Dietz
(203) 341-2989
[email protected]

Nicole Catalano
(203) 341-2870
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