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April 1, 2009; 10:17 AM

HONOLULU, HI -- (Marketwire) -- 04/01/09 -- (, a new service for owning and managing your online identity, is now available to the public. Previously in private beta, (Content Hub & Identity Management Platform), allows site owners to bring the many facets of their digital lives together in one place that belongs to them. is the first service that offers a free .mp domain name. Upon registration, owners get a free Web site that includes Open ID, rich profiles, an activity stream, a blog, photo albums and tools to import content and contacts from across the Web. also includes a contact management system dubbed the 'Ultimate Black Book,' a tiered privacy tool called 'Personas' and the ability to publish and push content to other services, such as Twitter and Facebook. Most importantly, ownership of content and contacts is not in question -- it all belongs to the site owner.

"Content and social graphs should belong to the people who created them," said Gib Bintliff, founder and CEO of " owners can import their stuff into one place, mix and mash it, control who sees what, publish it, push it, and they shouldn't lose ownership or control of it. If they want to export it, why not? It's theirs. This is a big part of's core values and is reflected in's Owners' Bill of Rights."'s 'Personas' feature enables owners to create multiple versions of themselves for different audiences. Everyone has different versions of themselves for work, family and friends. knows that managing one's own identity is really about controlling who sees what. owners can create unique versions of their site for different audiences, showing a different look and feel with different content. solves the problem of fragmentation by enabling owners to aggregate content and contacts from services they're already using, such as Twitter, Flickr, Gmail or Yahoo!, and any site with RSS or Atom feeds. Contacts from across the Web are brought together in the Ultimate Black Book, where owners can merge duplicates, manage and consolidate them. Owners can export contacts as a vCard, and even connect with them directly using services such as Skype, IM or Facebook.

About brings unique talents from across the globe and mashes them together at their Honolulu, HI offices.'s exclusive long-term agreement with the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for the .mp top-level domain (TLD) enables the company to give away .mp domain names free of charge. is committed to providing site owners with ownership and control of their content, contacts and online identities. can be found online at

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