See Bot Run

MacNeil, Jane Salodof
June 2001
Inc.;2001 Inc. Technology 2, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p22
The article features surveillance robots that scan the Internet for information on topics given by its customers. These robots, learned by business-research specialist Mike Dooley, render services provided by several robot providers, like RivalWatch Inc., in varying prices. Robot surveillance has become a legal issue and as a result, robot-spotting software for counterespionage is made available in the market.


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