09646095 is referenced by 26 patents and cites 29 patents.

Systems and methods are provided for automatically generating and maintaining user profile cookie sets. The user profile cookie sets may be used by a web crawler when gathering data such as advertisement data associated with one or more websites. The cookie sets may be generated by choosing a user profile with a set of user traits, selecting a set of websites related to the user traits, and browsing the selected set of websites using a web crawler while allowing the website to place cookies in storage of the web crawler. The cookie sets may be maintained by selecting a website to browse, selecting a user profile associated with the selected website, loading a previously generated cookie set for the selected user profile into the storage of a web crawler, and loading the webpage while allowing the website to place, update, or replace cookies in the storage of the web crawler.

Title
Systems and methods for generating and maintaining internet user profile data
Application Number
13/781472
Publication Number
9646095 (B1)
Application Date
February 28, 2013
Publication Date
May 9, 2017
Inventor
Thomas George Lorimor
Santa Monica
CA, US
Gabriel Gottlieb
Santa Monica
CA, US
Agent
McDermott Will & Emery
Assignee
Pathmatics
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 17/00
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