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(Westport, CT - November 3, 1999) - FreeShop President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy Choate will keynote's Affiliate Solutions '99 at the New York Marriott Marquis on December 2, 1999, announced today. FreeShop is one of the Web's top destination sites and is a leader in affiliate marketing.

Affiliate Solutions '99 explores affiliate marketing, a type of Internet advertising pioneered by (Nasdaq:AMZN), and utilized by industry leaders (Nasdaq: BNBN), (Nasdaq:CDNW), eToys, Travelocity, Music Boulevard, and American Greetings. The event is co-sponsored by, Commission Junction, Nexchange, CompuBank, iMediation, and presented by, the E-business and Internet Technology Network ( The event will include panel discussions, workshops, exhibits and a networking reception.

"There are thousands of affiliate marketing programs available on the Web. Affiliate Solutions '99 assembles the collective expertise of the leading players in the field to explore this next evolution in online advertising -- an industry that analysts predict will be a multibillion-dollar business on the Web," said founder James Marciano.

Choate is a renowned industry expert in online direct marketing and an e-commerce pioneer with more than 10 years of management experience in the Internet and computer industries.'s network of sites has been ranked as one of the top destinations on the World Wide Web, ranking 42nd on the list of most visited Web properties, according Media Metrix. FreeShop's Associate Program has been tremendously successful, gaining widespread popularity among Web site owners who earn commissions by linking to free and trial offers on FreeShop.

Other speakers confirmed for the event include representatives from e-commerce giants such as, (Nasdaq: PCLN), Fogdog Sports, CompuBank, Ecommerce Exchange, NextCard and leading affiliate software solution providers.

To register for Affiliate Solutions '99 or review a full conference program, visit

About's's ( is the Web's leading resource for information about affiliate programs. The directory includes descriptions and ratings of over 1,200 affiliate marketing programs, including Amazon, CDNow, and

About Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-business and Internet Technology Network, includes 78 Web sites, 70 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 73 moderated e-mail discussion lists for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. Approximately 1.8 million unique users generate over than 75 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 130 million per month.'s global presence includes editions in Canada, China, the United Kingdom, Arabia, Australia, Asia, France, Japan and Israel. In addition, with its related Venture Fund I has become a significant investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.

"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:

Steve Rubel
(212) 677-8700x23
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Cynthia Aylward
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