INTERNET.COM NAMES LINUX VETERAN KEVIN REICHARD AS EDITOR OF LINUXPLANET.COM(Westport, CT--October 15, 1999)--internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), The E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced that as part of a continuing expansion of coverage of Linux and Open Source computing it has appointed Kevin Reichard as managing editor of LinuxPlanet.com (http://www.linuxplanet.com).
"Kevin was one of the first technical writers covering Linux, beginning with his coverage of the .99 kernel beta," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "His appointment to LinuxPlanet.com is part of our ongoing commitment to serving this community with the best possible content through our editors, writers, researchers and Web sites."
Reichard has authored five books on Linux, including "Linux in Plain English" and "The Linux Internet Server" (IDG Books) and has served as a Linux series editor for IDG Books. His title, "Linux Configuration and Installation" won a 1996 Computer Press Association award. His writing has appeared in Performance Computing, The E-Commerce Guide (http://www.ecommerce-guide.com), Internet World and New Media Magazine.
internet.com 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. internet.com operates a network of 77 Web sites, 49 E-mail newsletters, 55 online discussion forums and 52 moderated E-mail discussion lists with over 1.8 million unique visitors that generate more than 65 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now well over 140 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Canada, China, the United Kingdom, Arabia, Australia, Asia, France, Japan and Israel. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I has become a significant investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
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