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ClariNet Communications Corp. Appoints Ed Vasquez.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 1996--ClariNet Communications Corp. today announced the appointment of Ed Vasquez as the company's new Public Relations/Investor Relations Manager.

ClariNet publishes the e.News, the Internet's first and largest electronic newspaper, with circulation of 1.5 million paid subscribers.

"ClariNet e.News is dynamically changing the way news is delivered as we enter a new era in publishing," stated President and Chief Operating Officer Roy Folk. "Vasquez will play an integral part in ClariNet's strategy to educate Internet users and news subscribers about the value and convenience of our innovative e.News service," continued Folk.

Walter Feigenson, ClariNet Vice President of Marketing, said, "Vasquez brings the experience to guide us in publicizing several new products we will release this year that will keep ClariNet e.News on the cutting edge of the electronic content publishing business."

Vasquez brings 16 years experience as a journalist and PR consultant, most recently for BJS Electronics, one of the nation's largest memory chip distributors. Vasquez has also developed media strategies for the historic visit of Pope John Paul II to Monterey, Calif., as well as coordinating one of the recent visits of Vice President Al Gore to the Silicon Valley.

About ClariNet

ClariNet Communications, based in San Jose, is privately held, and internally funded. ClariNet publishes the ClariNet e.News on the Internet for both Usenet and World Wide Web users. Customers include Internet Access Providers, corporations and educational institutions.

ClariNet, which began publication in 1989 as the first commercial content provider on the Internet, today has over 1,500,000 paid subscribers. ClariNet e.News features over 2,000 stories per day, organized into more than 500 categories that are updated about 150 times each day. News sources include Reuters, UPI, Sports Ticker, The Christian Science Monitor, Entertainment News, Commerce Business Daily, Newsbytes, The New York Times Syndicate, United Media, Universal Press Syndicate, and exclusive online material from smaller sources. -0-

NOTE TO EDITORS: See http://www.clari.net/newstree.html for a complete list of the ClariNet e.News newsgroups. Digitized photo available. e-mail if interested.

CONTACT: Clarinet Communications Corp.

Ed Vasquez, 408/296-0366

ED@CLARI.NET

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