CMP MEDIA'S TECHXNY CHOOSES ZERODEGREES AS OFFICIAL NETWORKING SERVICE PROVIDER

ZeroDegrees, an online business networking company and CMP Media's New York's Technology Week (TECHXNY) today announce that ZeroDegrees will serve as the official Networking Service provider for the upcoming conference.

September 22, 2004


CMP MEDIA'S NEW YORK'S TECHNOLOGY WEEK - - TECHXNY CHOOSES ZERODEGREES AS OFFICIAL NETWORKING SERVICE PROVIDER

TECHXNY, Nation's Largest IT Trade Show on the East Coast, Will Use ZeroDegrees Technology to Connect Attendees of Event

(LOS ANGELES, CA and MANHASSET, NY) - ZeroDegrees, an online business networking company and CMP Media's New York's Technology Week (TECHXNY) today announce that ZeroDegrees will serve as the official Networking Service provider for the upcoming conference.

TECHXNY (http://www.techxny.com) is the largest and most successful IT business event serving the technology industry on the East Coast. The event will be held October 5 -7, 2004 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. All TECHXNY attendees can opt -in to the ZeroDegrees system to find out who else will be on site and meet potential customers and business partners. Attendees interested in opting -in to the ZeroDegrees system can go to www.zerodegrees.com.

ZeroDegrees users can obtain credible introductions to new contacts in a fraction of the time it takes for them to make the same connection on the phone, in person, or via email. Recognizing that the lion's share of new business development is done via personal referral rather than cold call -in some cases by a factor of ten to one -ZeroDegrees' search engine enables business professionals to find a path to new clients through trusted intermediaries who know both the client and the business professional. ZeroDegrees is available as a free online service and is 100 percent opt -in at every level.

"We are excited to be partnering with ZeroDegrees as the official networking service provider for the show," said Christina Condos, show director, TECHXNY. "ZeroDegrees is a wonderful networking tool for our attendees. Their solution allows attendees the opportunity to connect with colleagues, exhibitors and media pre -show, on -site and post -show."

About ZeroDegrees
ZeroDegrees develops and markets advanced technology that brings people closer in ways that emulate natural social behavior. ZeroDegrees software technology enables individuals and organizations to harness the power of networks to achieve personal and business objectives using the most recent technological features, including Search Engine Optimization (SEO) capability. People in the ZeroDegrees network have explicitly agreed to be connected with each other, thus eliminating any possible misuse of the system or its connections. In addition, no email content is ever accessed or stored, differentiating it from other social networking systems. ZeroDegrees' privacy policy also ensures that user data will never be mined or used for commercial purposes without the user's explicit permission. ZeroDegrees is an operating business of IAC/InteractiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI). www.zerodegrees.com

About TECHXNY
TECHXNY - New York's Technology Week, (formerly PC EXPO) in its 22nd year, is the largest and most successful IT business event serving the ever -changing technology industry in North America. In 2003, TECHXNY attracted over 20,500* qualified business attendees (*independently audited by Exhibit Surveys). TECHXNY combines focused events to help the industry's top buyers access the latest developments and cost -effective technology solutions. Targeted events including, CETEX (Consumer Electronics Trade Expo), BPO Connections, and OutsourceWorld as well as a series of top -level conference sessions and forums which will all run concurrently at the Javits Center from October 5 -7, 2004 - creating the premier platform for IT professionals in North America.

About CMP Media LLC
CMP Media LLC is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum - the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.


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