Common Stock) any such Shares or New Shares are capable of being voted, at every stockholder meeting of Rubicon Project, however called, and at every postponement or adjournment thereof, and on every action proposed to be approved by the written consent of the holders of outstanding shares of Rubicon Project Common Stock with respect to any of the following:
(i) in favor of the approval of the Rubicon Project Share Issuance, and any proposal to adjourn or postpone any meeting of the stockholders of Rubicon Project at which the Rubicon Project Share Issuance is submitted for the consideration and vote of the stockholders of Rubicon Project to a later date if there are not proxies representing a sufficient number of shares of Rubicon Project Common Stock to approve such matters on the date on which the meeting is held;
(ii) against any Rubicon Project Alternative Transaction proposed by any Rubicon Project Third Party; and
(iii) against any other action, agreement or transaction involving Rubicon Project or any of its Subsidiaries that is intended, or would reasonably be expected, to impede, interfere with, delay, postpone, adversely affect or prevent the consummation of the Merger, the Rubicon Project Share Issuance or the other transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement.
(b) Prior to the Expiration Date, the Stockholder shall not enter into any agreement or understanding with any Person to vote or give instructions in any manner inconsistent with this Section 2.
(c) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, if the Stockholder is serving on the Rubicon Project Board of Directors, then nothing in this Agreement shall prohibit or otherwise impair the right or ability of the Stockholder to exercise his or her fiduciary duties in his or her capacity as a director or officer of Rubicon Project, including by voting in his or her capacity as a director to effect a Rubicon Project Recommendation Change, in each case, in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement. However, for the avoidance of doubt, a Rubicon Project Recommendation Change shall not relieve the Stockholder of any obligation hereunder with respect to the Shares beneficially owned by the Stockholder or any New Shares.
2. Transfer and Encumbrance. The Stockholder agrees, during the period beginning on the date hereof and ending on the Expiration Date, not to, directly or indirectly, (x) sell, transfer, exchange, pledge or otherwise dispose of or encumber, whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by operation or otherwise (collectively, Transfer), any Shares beneficially owned by the Stockholder or any New Shares, (y) tender into any tender or exchange offer any Shares or New Shares, whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by operation or otherwise or (z) enter into any contract, option or other arrangement or understanding with respect to the tendering, voting of or sale, transfer, assignment, pledge, encumbrance, hypothecation or similar disposition of (including by merger, by tendering into any tender or exchange offer, by testamentary disposition, by operation of law or otherwise) any Shares beneficially owned by the Stockholder or New Shares, in the case of (x), (y) and (z), without the prior written consent of the Board of Directors of Rubicon Project; provided that nothing contained herein shall prohibit (a) the net