SEPARATION AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE
This Separation Agreement and General Release ("Agreement") dated this 29th day of January 2001 by and
between Christopher Tucher ("Employee") and LookSmart, Ltd. ("LookSmart").
WHEREAS, Employee has been employed by LookSmart and that employment relationship is being terminated
as set forth below; and
WHEREAS, LookSmart and Employee desire to enter into certain agreements with regard to termination of that
employment relationship to resolve without controversy any and all issues relating to Employee's employment with
LookSmart and to resolve any and all known or unknown claims between them, without either party admitting
any liability or fault.
THE PARTIES THEREFORE HEREBY AGREE AND PROMISE in consideration of the terms and conditions
contained in this Agreement as follows:
1. Employee's employment with LookSmart shall end effective April 1, 2001.
2. On or before January 29, 2001, Employee agrees to return to LookSmart all keys, access cards, and other
means of acquiring access to the LookSmart premises and return any equipment in his possession or control that
is owned by LookSmart except for the laptop computer assigned to him which may be kept and used through
April 1, 2001. Further, Employee agrees to provide services as needed to the Company to ensure a smooth
transition of his duties to his replacement.
3. All payments to Employee described in this Paragraph 3 shall be subject to normal withholdings for income
and FICA taxes and SDI. Any further tax liability shall be the sole responsibility of Employee. In full
consideration of Employee signing this Agreement, returning any LookSmart property, Employee's
representations herein, and other terms and conditions of this Agreement, after Employee delivers to LookSmart
an executed copy of this Agreement and so long as Employee has not exercised his right of revocation as
described in Paragraph 15 of this Agreement, LookSmart agrees to:
(a) Continue Employee's employment at f