The following operators can be used to better focus your queries.
( ) , AND, OR, NOT, W/#
? single char wildcard, not at start
* multi char wildcard, not at start
(Cat? OR feline) AND NOT dog?
Cat? W/5 behavior
(Cat? OR feline) AND traits
Cat AND charact*
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Concept Search - What can I type?
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This invention retains internet searches so that e-mail spam which is related to an area of current interest to the person may be allowed through while other spam which is not related the user's current interests is blocked.
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Spam filter that uses search input
When users access their e-mail on portals such as MSN or Yahoo, they have to
authenticate themselves. Once the user is authenticated the search engine will save
their searches. When an e-mail is received at the users free e-mail account and a spam
filter determines the received e-mail is spam, the search engine will examine the text
and determine if it is related to any of the searches the user has recently performed. If it
is found to be related, it will be delivered to the user. If it is not found be related it will be
blocked as normal.
Additional options allow the user to select and even delete searches they want to be
appended to spam filtering. Over time, searches will have their influence reduced to the
point that they no longer contribute to the filtering, at which time they will be removed.
This way the current and ongoing interests of the person can be maintained by the spam
filters and spam can be filtered accordingly. The user can set a time threshold, after
which the searches will have no impact on spam filtering.
Additionally priorities can be assigned to mail from unknown recipients based on how
well it seems to match the user's current interests. For example if the user submits a
form to a realtor about property they found while searching the internet, the filter will
detect that the message is related to searches that have performed and not block what
may look like unsolicited E-mail, and even give it a boost in...