Content-indexing search system and method providing search results consistent with content filtering and blocking policies implemented in a blocking engine

  • US 6,336,117 B1
  • Filed: 04/30/1999
  • Issued: 01/01/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A content-indexing search system providing search results consistent with content-filtering and blocking restrictions, comprising:

  • a content-indexing search engine including a database;

    a content caching and blocking proxy server including a cache;

    an information network coupled to the content-indexing search engine;

    means for providing search queries to the content-indexing search engine and receiving search results from the cache;

    a blocking engine coupled to the content-indexing search engine including a blocking rules table comprising at least one of the following;

    a URL White List;

    a URL Black List;

    implementing content-filtering and blocking policies; and

    means for modifying the content engine search engine to implement the same content-blocking policies as the blocking engine.

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