LookSmart Ltd was organized in 1996 and is incorporated in the State of Delaware. The Company is a search advertising network solutions Company that provides relevant solutions for search advertising customers. It operates in a large online search advertising ecosystem serving ads that target user queries on partner sites. It operates in the middle of this ecosystem, acquiring search queries from a variety of sources and matching them with the keywords of its search advertising customers. The Companys largest category of customers has been intermediaries, the majority of which purchase clicks to sell into the affiliate networks of the large search engine providers. Another category of customers are direct advertisers and their agencies whose objective is to obtain conversions or sales from the clicks. The last category of customers is self-service advertisers that sign-up online and pays by credit card. It offers search advertising customers targeted, pay-per-click (PPC) search via a monitored search advertising distribution network using the Companys AdCenter platform technology. The Companys search advertising network includes publishers and search advertising customers, including intermediaries and direct advertising customers and their agencies as well as self-service customers in the United States and certain other countries. The Companys application programming interface (API) allows search advertising customers and their advertising agencies to connect any type of marketing or reporting software with minimal effort for easier access, management, and optimization of search advertising campaigns. It also offers publishers licensed private-label search advertiser network solutions based on its AdCenter platform technology (Publisher Solutions). Publisher Solutions consist of hosted auction-based ad serving with an ad backfill capability that allows publishers and portals to manage their advertiser relationships, distribution channels and accounts. The Companys trademarks include LookSmart. It is subject to a number of domestic state and federal laws that affect companies conducting business on the Internet.