Mail Abuse Prevention System Appoints Dave Rand Executive Director

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Mail Abuse Prevention System LLC

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mail Abuse Prevention
 System LLC (MAPS) announced today that Dave Rand has been appointed to
 the position of Executive Director.
     Rand, founder of AboveNet Communications, now a subsidiary of
 Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:   MFNX) ("MFN"), is the former Executive
 Vice President of MFN, and one of the two original founders of MAPS.  Having
 recently retired from his position with Metromedia Fiber Network, Rand said
 that he will now be able to devote himself full-time to MAPS.  In his new
 position, Rand will provide a leadership role to the ongoing efforts of MAPS
 that his expertise and knowledge helped create.
     "I'm proud of the team of leading experts MAPS has assembled and look
 forward to working with them," said Rand.  "The expertise and knowledge we
 have collected is unmatched in the industry.  Our progress in reining in and
 working to eliminate spam demonstrates our success.  However, as the Internet
 continues its exponential growth we need to redouble our efforts to educate
 and encourage Internet service providers to enforce strong terms and
 conditions prohibiting their customers from engaging in abusive email
 practices."
     MAPS also announced the appointment of Andrew Barrett as Senior Director
 of Internal Operations.
 
     About MAPS
     MAPS is based in Redwood City, California and provides spam prevention
 resources to Internet computer systems administrators and end users.  For more
 information, please contact Anne P. Mitchell, Esq., Director of Legal & Public
 Affairs, at press@mail-abuse.org, or 650-444-0346.
 
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    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mail Abuse Prevention
 System LLC (MAPS) announced today that Dave Rand has been appointed to
 the position of Executive Director.
     Rand, founder of AboveNet Communications, now a subsidiary of
 Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:   MFNX) ("MFN"), is the former Executive
 Vice President of MFN, and one of the two original founders of MAPS.  Having
 recently retired from his position with Metromedia Fiber Network, Rand said
 that he will now be able to devote himself full-time to MAPS.  In his new
 position, Rand will provide a leadership role to the ongoing efforts of MAPS
 that his expertise and knowledge helped create.
     "I'm proud of the team of leading experts MAPS has assembled and look
 forward to working with them," said Rand.  "The expertise and knowledge we
 have collected is unmatched in the industry.  Our progress in reining in and
 working to eliminate spam demonstrates our success.  However, as the Internet
 continues its exponential growth we need to redouble our efforts to educate
 and encourage Internet service providers to enforce strong terms and
 conditions prohibiting their customers from engaging in abusive email
 practices."
     MAPS also announced the appointment of Andrew Barrett as Senior Director
 of Internal Operations.
 
     About MAPS
     MAPS is based in Redwood City, California and provides spam prevention
 resources to Internet computer systems administrators and end users.  For more
 information, please contact Anne P. Mitchell, Esq., Director of Legal & Public
 Affairs, at press@mail-abuse.org, or 650-444-0346.
 
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