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Darren J Davis, Matthew Derer, Johann Garcia, Larry Greco, Tod E Kurt, Thomas Kwong, Jonathan C Lee, Ka Luk Lee, Preston Pfarner, Steve Skovran: System and method for influencing a position on a search result list generated by a computer network search engine. GoTo com, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 31, 2001: US06269361 (970 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling information providers using a computer network such as the Internet to influence a position for a search listing within a search result list generated by an Internet search engine. The system and method of the present invention provides a database having accounts for ...


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Kravets Alexander: Method and system for generating a set of search terms. Goto Com, Overture Services, November 27, 2002: GB2375860-A

A method and system for providing a set of search terms in response to a user input (110) are disclosed. A first set of search terms is selected from a master set of search terms based upon a match between the input and the search terms or based upon a prede-fined associated between the input and th ...


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Buck Bryan J, Melcher Michael J: Internet site searching and listing service based on monetary ranking of site listings. Goto Com, August 8, 2001: EP1121651-A1

A system of network site searching and listing employs a server which maintains a listings database containing site listings, provided by subscribers, each of which includes a title or description of the content of the respective site, a network address at which the site can be accessed, and a denom ...


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Doliov Stephan: A system and method to determine the validity of an interaction on a network. Goto Com, Overture Services, December 18, 2002: GB2376547-A

The method and system of the invention utilize limited data to yield information about the validity of any given interaction with a website. Once validity information is available, an operator can determine whether or not to continue offering interactions to a given user. The operator collects data ...