More specialty search engines is a search engine of articles at law firm web sites that can be searched by keywords in the article. The phrase “probable cause” returned 50 sites where this appeared between 1998 and 2003. The Crowell and Moring firm has a pdf document on an Emergency Guide to Federal Search Warrants, for businesses that are faced with that unpleasant occurrence.

In another vein, there are blog search engines, perhaps not as refined as Google, but another resource. The blogcatalog directory has a search engine and blogs organized within subject folders. Blogpulse describes its site as”an automated trend discovery system”. Okay. But the word “system”, associated with any product, has the vague whiff of contemporary snake oil. Feedster does a respectable job of finding keywords in syndicated blog posts. If you don’t know what that means, don’t ask me. I can’t even fake an answer.


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