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search bot

n.
See spider.
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Through ID Protect, CardCops uses its proprietary search bot, guided by comprehensive field intelligence, to roam the internet's newsgroups, search engines, and chat rooms looking for insecure personal and financial information on consumers.
This non-human traffic is search bots, scrapers, hacking tools, and other human impersonators, little pieces of code skittering across the web.
Its database uses state-of-the-art technology, combining proprietary search bots and a specialized proprietary delivery system.
These include search bots that retrieve specialized resources such as music and images, surf bots that include spyware detectors and pop-up killers, monitor agents that inform users when targeted sites are changed, newsbots that report specific types of stories, reminder bots that track important dates, and shopping bots that compare prices on almost anything you want to buy.
And there are other cousins of the search bots scurrying all over the Internet helping with traffic, the mail, and even portfolio management.
Whether they really know the secrets of the search bots is actually irrelevant.
Now clients can have site maps that are optimized for search bots along with a site map that is formatted for human navigation.
Loizides encourages merchants to incorporate technologies that can ease this process by including tools for product and price comparison, advanced search bots, and visualization clients that present a finer level of detail.
A visually stunning and powerful personal search agent, NetReality(TM) differs from current search bots by providing a concise and interactive visualization of Web documents.