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Bret Fausett

Chief Legal Officer Executive Officer


Bret brings his wealth of online legal experience—not to mention an active interest in the Open Internet—to Tucows as Chief Legal Officer.

Bret has been focused on Internet law since Internet law became a thing in the mid-1990s. He has worked with a variety of businesses to establish and protect their online presence and brands. He navigated one of the first domain name trademark disputes,, to a successful outcome.

From its formation in 1998 and until 2008, Fausett served on The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) At-Large Advisory Committee. Fausett has written numerous articles for publications such as New Architect, Web Techniques, the San Francisco Daily Journal and the Los Angeles Daily Journal.