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Stock Repurchase Agreement - NetRatings Inc. and David J. Toth

                                NETRATINGS, INC.

                           STOCK REPURCHASE AGREEMENT

         This agreement (the "Agreement") is made as of the ____ day of December
2001 between NetRatings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and David
J. Toth (the "Stockholder").


         A.     Stockholder is currently employed by the Company as its Chief
Executive Officer.

         B.     In connection with the transition of the Stockholder's role with
the Company, the Company and Stockholder have agreed that Stockholder shall have
the right to sell to the Company, and the Company shall be obligated to
purchase, up to 1,000,000 shares of the Company's Common Stock in accordance
with the terms and conditions set forth herein.

         NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows:

         1.       Repurchase of Stock.

                  Beginning on the third day following the closing date for the
Company's acquisition of Jupiter Media Metrix, Inc. or the third day following
the date of termination for any reason of the Company's proposed acquisition of
Jupiter Media Metrix, Inc. (the "Effective Date") and from time to time or at
any time or times until the close of business on date ninety-three (93) days
following the Effective Date (the "Contract Period"), Stockholder shall have the
right to cause the Company to purchase (the "Stockholder Put Right"), and the
Company shall purchase, up to a total of One Million (1,000,000) shares of the
Company's Common Stock (the "Shares") held by Stockholder at the time of
exercise of the Stockholder Put Right. The Stockholder Put Right shall be
subject to the following requirements:

                           (i)     The Stockholder Put Right may be exercised by
Stockholder not more than twice during the Contract Period, and in the case of
any exercise may not be exercised for fewer than 100,000 Shares.

                           (ii)    The Stockholder Put Right may be exercised by
delivery by Stockholder to the Company, attention of the Chief Financial
Officer, of a written notice stating the number of Shares that are included in
the Stockholder Put Right. The delivery date of the notice to the Company shall
be deemed to be the exercise date of the Stockholder Put Right (the "Exercise

                           (iii)   The purchase price for the Shares payable by
the Company upon any exercise of the Stockholder Put Right shall be equal to the
average closing sales price for the


Company's Common Stock as reported by the Nasdaq Stock Market for the ten (10)
trading days preceding and ending on the last trading date preceding the
Exercise Date.

                           (iv)   The purchase price for the Shares shall be
paid to Stockholder by Federal (same day) or other immediately available funds
to the account of Stockholder not later than fifteen (15) days following the
Exercise Date.

                           (v)    In connection with any exercise of the
Stockholder Put Right, Stockholder agrees that the Company shall have no
obligation to provide to Stockholder any information concerning the Company or
its affairs. Stockholder shall rely solely on the Company's public filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission.

                           (vi)   As a condition to payment of the purchase
price for the Shares, Stockholder shall be obligated to deliver to the Company
(i) a stock certificate representing the Shares, duly endorsed for transfer (or
appropriate confirmation of transfer if the certificates are in electronic
form); (ii) a writing signed by Stockholder confirming the truth and accuracy of
the representations of Stockholder as set forth in Section 2 below as of the
date of transfer and (iii) a spousal consent in form and substance reasonably
satisfactory to the Company.

                           (vii)  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set
forth herein, the Company's obligation to repurchase the Shares at any time
shall be subject to there being no law or regulation applicable to the Company
that prohibits such repurchase at the time of the proposed transaction,
including, but not limited to, there being undisclosed material inside
information. If a law or regulation prohibits repurchase, then the Contract
Period shall be extended by one day for each day during which the repurchase
cannot be effected.

         2.       Stockholder's Representations.

                  In connection with the Company's repurchase of the Shares,
Stockholder hereby represents and warrants to the Company as follows:

                  (a)      Right, Title, and Interest. Stockholder is the lawful
owner of the Shares and has full right, title, and interest in and to the
Shares, subject to no lien, encumbrance, or preemptive right that would impair
Stockholder's right or ability to transfer the Shares to the Company.

                  (b)      Authority. Stockholder has all requisite legal
authority to execute and deliver this Agreement, to sell and deliver the Shares,
and to carry out and perform all of Stockholder's obligations under this

                  (c)      Consents. No consent, approval, order, or
authorization of, or registration, qualification, designation, declaration, or
filing of or with any governmental authority or third party is required in
connection Stockholder's sale of the Shares to the Company or with the
consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.



                  (d)      No Legal, Tax or Investment Advice. Stockholder has
consulted such legal, tax, and investment advisors as Stockholder, in his sole
discretion, has deemed necessary or appropriate in connection with the sale of
the Shares hereunder. Stockholder acknowledges that he shall be responsible for
his own tax liability that may arise as a result of its sale of the Shares to
the Company or the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.

         3.       Restrictions on Sales.

                  (a)      Restriction. Stockholder agrees that he shall not,
without the Company's prior written consent, directly or indirectly, make any
offer, sale, assignment, transfer, encumbrance, contract to sell, grant of an
option to purchase or other disposition of any Company Common Stock beneficially
owned (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended) by the Stockholder on the date hereof or hereafter acquired
for a period from the date of this Agreement through and including the earlier
of the date (i) ninety (90) days following the final exercise of the Stockholder
Put Right or (ii) six (6) months following the Effective Date.

                  (b)      Exclusion. The restrictions set forth in paragraph
(a) of this Section shall not apply to (i) any transfer of Common Stock to a
non-affiliate of the Company if as a result of such transfer, the shares will be
considered "restricted securities' for the purposes of Rule 144 with a new
holding period for the transferee as of the date of transfer or (ii) any
transfers of Common Stock as a gift if the recipient receiving such Common Stock
executes an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the
Company confirming such recipient's agreement to be bound by the provisions of
this Section.

         4.       Successors.

                  (a)      Company's Successors. Any successor to the Company
(whether direct or indirect and whether by purchase, lease, merger,
consolidation, liquidation or otherwise) to all or substantially all of the
Company's business and assets shall assume the Company's obligations under this

                  (b)      Stockholder's Successors. Without the written consent
of the Company, Stockholder shall not assign or transfer this Agreement or any
right or obligation under this Agreement to any other person or entity.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the terms of this Agreement and all rights of
Stockholder hereunder shall inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by,
Stockholder's personal or legal representatives, executors, administrators,
successors, heirs, distributes, devisees and legatees.

         5.       Governing Law.

                  This Agreement will be governed by and construed under the
laws of the State of California.



         6.       Attorneys' Fees.

                  The prevailing party in any legal action arising out of this
Agreement will be entitled in addition to any other rights and remedies such
party may have to reimbursement for its expenses, including costs and attorneys'

         7.       Entire Agreement.

                  This Agreement constitutes the full and entire understanding
between Stockholder and the Company with regard to the subject matter hereof.
Neither the Company nor Stockholder shall be liable or bound to the other in any
manner by any representations, warranties, or covenants except as specifically
set forth herein.

         8.       Notices.

                  Any notice required or permitted hereunder will be given in
writing and will be deemed effectively given upon personal delivery or upon
confirmed delivery by messenger or overnight delivery service, addressed, if to
Stockholder, at his address shown on the Company's records and, if to the
Company, at the address of its principal corporate offices (attention: Chief
Financial Officer), or at such other address as such party may designate by ten
days' advance written notice to the other party.

         9.       Termination.

                  This Agreement shall terminate and be of no further force and
effect after the expiration of the period set forth in Section 3.

         10.      Counterparts.

                  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts,
each of which will be enforceable against the parties actually executing such
counterparts and all of which together will constitute one instrument.

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         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Stock
Repurchase Agreement as of the day and year first above written.

"COMPANY"                                  NETRATINGS, INC.
                                           a Delaware corporation




                                           David J. Toth