Earlier this week, Idealab! announced Free-PC, a company that will offer free PCs and Internet access in return for being able to send targeted ads to the consumer's desktop. Free-PC will deliver Compaq Presario Internet PCs with AltaVista Internet services. NetZero will supply free Internet access and free e-mail services. USA Networks has agreed to invest $10 million in the new company.
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