David Franklin is Global Director of Brand Protection at NetNames, which is part of Corporation Service Company (CSC) – the leading and most respected global provider of corporate domain management and online brand protection services. A senior executive with 30 years’ experience, David has been with NetNames for 8 years. He is responsible for the global direction and leadership of NetNames’Brand Protection services, which help clients to detect and remove online threats such as rogue websites, counterfeit goods, unauthorised trademark and logo use, fake social media accounts and fraudulent mobile apps. David is a frequent and well-regarded speaker at conferences, runs a popular webinar series and is a member of Internet task forces at the UK Anti-Counterfeit Group and the International Anti-Counterfeit Coalition (IACC). He is often called upon by organisations such as the BBC as a subject matter expert on Internet-related matters.