Patent Number: 8,577,894

Title: Method and system for access to restricted resources

Abstract: A method and system of providing a search result to a user based on information indicated in a restricted access resource is described. A search system utilizing the assistance of human searchers or guides may obtain a search result using information included in a restricted resource. Access to a restricted resource is granted to guides based on access information provided to the search service. A guide may access information indicated in a restricted resource in order to obtain a search result. A search result obtained based on information indicated in a restricted resource may be returned to a user.

Inventors: Jones; Scott A. (Carmel, IN)

Assignee: ChaCha Search, Inc

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017