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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 module. Both trusted agents are capable of establishing a first cryptographically secure session, and both money modules are capable of establishing a second cryptographically secure session. The merchant trusted agent transfers electronic merchandise to the customer trusted agent, and the first money module transfers electronic money to the second money module. The money modules inform their trusted agents of the successful completion of payment, and the customer may use the purchased electronic merchandise.

Title
Trusted agents for open electronic commerce
Application Number
8/234461
Publication Number
5557518
Application Date
April 28, 1994
Publication Date
September 17, 1996
Inventor
Sholom S Rosen
New York
NY, US
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan L
Assignee
Citibank N A
NY, US
IPC
G07G 1/12
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