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6496824 Session management over a stateless protocol  
A method for session management over a stateless protocol the steps of comparing a first plurality of identifiers contained in a first request with a second plurality of identifiers contained in a...
6453306 Internet commerce method and apparatus  
A system that permits commercial transactions over a network of computers is described. In one example, the network of computers supports communications between business relation data structures....
6434536 Methods and systems for commerce  
Methods and systems are offered to create, eliminate and/or modify trade channels. These can utilize a variety of communication media, including computer networks and the network of interconnected...
6404337 System and method for providing access to an unattended storage  
In one embodiment of the present invention, a system for access to an unattended storage device is described. The system includes a first transmitter for placing an order for an item with a...
6363363 System, method and article of manufacture for managing transactions in a high availability system  
An architecture is disclosed allowing a server to communicate bidirectionally with a gateway over a first communication link, over which service requests are initiated by the server. In response...
6343284 Method and system for billing on the internet  
The present invention discloses an Internet billing method which can reject invalid orders with reliability, and which can be used without a credit card. In the present invention, a terminal makes...
6336095 Method for electronic merchandise dispute resolution  
A system for open electronic commerce having a customer trusted agent securely communicating with a first money module, and a merchant trusted agent securely communicating with a second money...
6298441 Secure document access system  
A method for downloading a document via a communications medium operatively associated with a communications interface, the method including receiving the document from the communications medium,...
6256393 Authorization and access control of software object residing in set-top terminals  
A method for providing authentication, authorization and access control of software object residing in digital set-top terminals creates a fingerprint ("signature") for each software object,...
6236972 Method and apparatus for facilitating transactions on a commercial network system  
A method and device for using a computer to facilitate a transaction of secondary market shares of an investment company such as a mutual fund between a buyer and a seller, having the steps of: a...
6196461 Value data charging method and system for implementing the same  
A value charging apparatus for writing value data to an electronic storage device includes an apparatus main body having a processor, a cash inserting portion for accepting cash, and an interface...
6185307 Cryptography security for remote dispenser transactions  
The invention relates to providing secure transactions with a tag and POS device associated with a host network authorization system. In doing so, the tag is adapted to bi-directionally...
6185545 Electronic payment system utilizing intermediary account  
Payments in cash are submitted to a merchant at a point of sale. The payment transaction is effected electronically to credit the end user's intermediary account. Subsequent electronic...
6178409 System, method and article of manufacture for multiple-entry point virtual point of sale architecture  
A server communicates bidirectionally with a gateway over a first communication link, over which service requests flow to the server for one or more merchants and/or consumers. Service requests...
6161183 Data verifying method apparatus for creating data to be verified and data verifying apparatus  
A token 12 creates utilization history information and sends the information to an information processing unit 11 and simultaneously creates an verification value and stores the value in a...
6076078 Anonymous certified delivery  
A number of fault-tolerant methods for purchasing digital goods with a digital token over a network in which the token's value resides either with a customer or a merchant are disclosed. One...
6073237 Tamper resistant method and apparatus  
A method for securing data in a tamper resistant fashion on a computer connected to a network. The presence of a user on a network is established using one protocol with routine operations...
6049786 Electronic bill presentment and payment system which deters cheating by employing hashes and digital signatures  
An electronic bill presentment and payment system includes multiple biller computers, a bill presentment computer, and multiple customer computers. Each biller computer stores complete bills for...
6041316 Method and system for ensuring royalty payments for data delivered over a network  
A method and system for delivering data over a communication network which ensures proper payment of royalties while preserving free access to data for purposes such as browsing or research. An...
6029150 Payment and transactions in electronic commerce system  
A method of payment in an electronic payment system wherein a plurality of customers have accounts with an agent. A customer obtains an authenticated quote from a specific merchant, the quote...
6026163 Distributed split-key cryptosystem and applications  
A distributed split-key cryptosystem and application in a public-key setting wherein each of a plurality of trustees independently selects his own secret-public key pair. The trustees combine...
6002771 Method and system for regulating discounts on merchandise distributed through networked computer systems  
The present invention provides a method and system for regulating discounts on merchandise distributed through networked computer systems. The method and system involve the use of discount coupons...
5991411 Method and means for limiting adverse use of counterfeit credit cards, access badges, electronic accounts or the like  
A system for rejecting second and subsequent copies of an informationally-equivalent card or badge asserted into a client/server system by processing only those cards having transaction histories...
5991413 Process for the acceptance of a virtual prepaid card use request permitting the reuse of its serial number  
The present invention relates to a process for accepting a request for use of a virtual prepaid card involving the following stages: a user of a virtual prepaid card is connected to a server...
5991412 Method for protectedly debiting an electronic payment means  
The invention relates to a method for protected transactions involving a so-called smart card and a terminal, such as a cash register. In order to prevent the smart card from simultaneously...
5987132 System, method and article of manufacture for conditionally accepting a payment method utilizing an extensible, flexible architecture  
An architecture that provides a server that communicates bidirectionally with a gateway over a first communication link, over which service requests flow to the server for one or more merchants...
5956699 System for secured credit card transactions on the internet  
A method for providing secure credit card transactions over the Internet generates a personal charge number from a user account number by inserting a user key into the user account number in...
5952638 Space efficient method of electronic payments  
A method of space efficient electronic payments. A customer initiates an electronic transaction by transmitting a request for payment information to a seller. In response, the customer receives...
5940504 Licensing management system and method in which datagrams including an address of a licensee and indicative of use of a licensed product are sent from the licensee's site  
A license management system and method for recording the use of a licensed product, and for controlling its use in accordance with the terms of the license. A licensed product invokes a license...
5930767 Transaction methods systems and devices  
A transaction system includes a computer (20) which performs a transaction method comprising steps of receiving a first data element indicating an item in a transaction, receiving a second data...
5926548 Method and apparatus for implementing hierarchical electronic cash  
A user U generates a signature verification key NU, a signature key SSU and a cipher key K, enciphers (X,NU) by a public key into EI (X,K,NU) and sends the enciphered information to a bank...
5907617 Try before you buy software distribution and marketing system  
A computer-based system is provided for demonstrating software programs to a potential purchaser and for gathering marketing information related to the demonstration of the programs. The system...
5901228 Commercial online backup service that provides transparent extended storage to remote customers over telecommunications links  
A user can use his personal computer to call up an on-line service system over a telecommunications link such as a telephone line. The On-line system provides all sorts of useful services to the...
5889863 System, method and article of manufacture for remote virtual point of sale processing utilizing a multichannel, extensible, flexible architecture  
An architecture that provides a server that communicates bidirectionally with a client over a first communication link, over which service requests flow to the server for one or more merchants...
5887062 Two-way data communication method and two-way data communication apparatus using the same  
The invention relates to a two-way data communication apparatus in television broadcast or data broadcast signal transmitted through telephone circuit, and a two-way data communication apparatus...
5870476 Process for pledging data for a secure data exchange protocol  
The process comprises a "pledging" step in which a debtor party transmits to a creditor party a data item which is the image of a pledged data item, and a "commencement" step in which the debtor...
5864829 Network charge method and system  
A user who offered the purchase of a commodity or performed down-loading through a network is charged by a safe method.This charge is executed by sending a plurality of passwords, which can be...
5862222 System at a vehicle for debiting at automatic fuelling  
System for automatic fuelling of a vehicle and debiting for fuel obtained. A transponder is provide on the vehicle for the positioning of a fuelling robot and includes coded information to be...
5848400 Electronic check exchange, clearing and settlement system  
An electronic financial transaction clearing and settlement system handles and processes electronic financial transactions on behalf of a set of regional banks and correspondent banks. In...
5848162 Data acquiring apparatus  
A data acquiring apparatus is disclosed. A comm control portion (1), coupled to a network (N), controls comm with the network; a mail box portion (2) stores at least a block of data (13) from N....
5838790 Advertisement authentication system in which advertisements are downloaded for off-line display  
A system and method for authenticating that advertisements are properly displayed at a remote computer. The advertisements are received electronically and are stored in a memory device at the...
5809145 System for distributing digital information  
A system for distributing digital data among a plurality of customers is provided which comprises a modular software architecture to accommodate different data preview, search, data compression...
5809143 Secure keyboard  
Apparatus and methods are provided for transacting secure purchase and bill payment transactions. A method for transacting a secure purchase via an internet using a system including a computer, a...
5778173 Mechanism for enabling secure electronic transactions on the open internet  
A method is provided for performing a transaction that is initiated over an open communication network between a user and a remotely located server. The open communication network may be the...
5764762 Encrypted data package record for use in remote transaction metered data system  
The disclosed system relates to metered use cryptographic systems, and particularly to a data package and system operation for effecting metered purchases of encrypted data from a local encrypted...
5754654 Electronic ticket vending system and method thereof  
A system comprises an electronic ticket vending and refunding device retained by a ticket publisher, a terminal device having a data input device, a data display device, and a data transmission...
5740247 Authorized cellular telephone communication payment refill system  
This invention overcomes the disadvantages of the prior art by providing cellular telecommunications systems that utilize encryption and employ encrypted seed number signals to enable various...
5737414 900 number billing and collection system and method for on-line computer services  
A billing and collection system for enabling payment for a service provided over a data network by billing a customer for a telephone connection to a shared revenue billing network where the...
5732136 Merchant specific debit card verification system  
A merchant specific debit card verification system which includes a debit card having at least one ID property stored thereon and a merchant's terminal having at least one ID property stored...
5703951 System and method for access data control  
The system and method of the present invention provides the support of high density removable media, such as CD-ROM or MO, to be used as a distributed media for storing data where access thereto...

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