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(WESTPORT, CT - August 19, 1999) - (Nasdaq: INTM), The E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced a series of new commerce affiliate relationships with MicroWarehouse, Inc.,, Inc., and Netzip, L.L.C. has also renewed its agreement with Internet Wire, Inc. Each company will extend their reach through the Network, consisting of 65 Web sites and related Internet media properties visited by over 1.8 million unique individuals each month.

"The services and resources that are offered by these companies are top quality," said chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "These relationships greatly enhance our growing commerce affiliate program and demonstrate that offers innovative opportunities to increase brand awareness and build new clientele."

MicroWarehouse has created a co-branded version of its popular Jumbo! ( download site for MicroWarehouse (Nasdaq: MWHS). The site will provide MicroWarehouse customers access to over 300,000 free software programs and permit MicroWarehouse to cost effectively build its customer file. MicroWarehouse is a leading specialty catalog retailer and direct marketer of brand name personal computers, software, accessories, peripheral and networking products.

MapQuest (Nasdaq: MQST), the leading online provider of mapping and destination information for consumers and businesses, will apply mapping and driving directions throughout the Network, which will enhance's seminar and event venues in addition to Internet World and ISPCON.

Netzip will offer NetZip's download management technology on its popular download site Jumbo! ( to enhance the user download experience. Netzip will also benefit from product and corporate promotion across the Network. Netzip is a leader in download management technology and is currently used by Netscape, PC World Online, McAfee, Tucows and many others.

Internet Wire
The leading Internet-based press release distribution service has extended its exclusive commerce affiliate relationship with, which will expose its audience of Internet industry and technology professionals to Internet Wire's products and services.

For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2858. Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, 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 65 Web sites, 45 E-mail newsletters, 55 online discussion forums and 52 moderated E-mail discussion lists with over 1.8 million unique visitors that generate approximately 50 million page views monthly.'s global presence includes editions in Canada, the United Kingdom, Arabia, Australia, Asia, France and Israel.

"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.

For more information contact:

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

Nicole Catalano
(203) 341-2870
[email protected]

All current Corp. press releases can be found on the World Wide Web at Corp., 20 Ketchum Street, Westport, CT 06880; (203) 226-6967; fax: (203) 454-5840; [email protected]