Media Alert: America Online, EarthLink, Microsoft, and Yahoo! To Make Major Enforcement Announcement Concerning Important New Actions Taken in Fight Against Spam
March 10, 2004
America Online, EarthLink, Microsoft, and Yahoo!, four of the nation's leading e-mail providers and founders of the anti-spam industry alliance formed in April 2003, make a joint announcement regarding the results of its first industry collaboration aimed at stopping spam at its source.

Washington, D.C., March 10, 2004 — Today, America Online, EarthLink, Microsoft, and Yahoo!, four of the nation's leading e-mail providers and founders of the anti-spam industry alliance formed in April 2003, will make a joint announcement regarding the results of its first industry collaboration aimed at stopping spam at its source.

WHAT: Joint press conference

WHEN: Wednesday, March 10, 2004
10:30 a.m. EST / 7:30 a.m. PST

WHO: Senior Executives from America Online Inc., EarthLink, Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Yahoo! Inc.

WHERE: The St. Regis Hotel
923 16th and K Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
*Crystal Ballroom

For those unable to attend the event in Washington, DC, the briefing will be available live by webcast at http://160.79.183.13/stopspam/20040310 , via satellite (coordinates below) and audioline (dial-in information below).

The webcast will be available to view on demand until April 10, 2004.

CALL-IN INFORMATION

Domestic (United States): (877) 298-1007 pass code: Alliance
International: +1 706-643-9640 pass code: Alliance

AUDIO REPLAY INFORMATION

Audio replays of the news conference will be available until 11:59 p.m. EST (8:59 p.m. PST) on April 10, 2004. Enter conference ID: 5915504.

Domestic (United States): (800) 642-1687
International: +1 706-645-9291

LIVE PRESS CONFERENCE:

March 10, 2004
Event time: 10:30am EST
KU Band -- Galaxy 11 Transponder 12

ELECTRONIC MEDIA

The on-site press check-in for invited credentialed media begins at 10:00 a.m. EST (7:15 a.m. PST). There will be an audio mult box provided for broadcast and radio plug-ins.

CONTACTS:

Nicholas Graham, America Online , (703) 265-1746
Carla Shaw, EarthLink , (404) 748-7267
Carrie Loe, Waggener Edstrom for Microsoft , (425) 638-7000
Rapid Response Team, Waggener Edstrom for Microsoft, (503) 443-7070
Mary Osako, Yahoo! , (408) 349-5528

For more information- broadcast media and photographers only:

Media Relations, Global Communications & Television, (212) 339-9920

Wednesday only media relations line: (202) 879-6964

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