05963915 is referenced by 617 patents and cites 2 patents.

A purchase transaction is performed between a client browser and a merchant server over a general access wide area connected network. The transaction appears to the client as singularly identifying a purchasable product or service and singularly confirming the purchase. A persistent predetermined coded identifier is established on the client browser corresponding to an account record stored by the merchant server. A predetermined URL referencing a purchasable product or service is served to the client browser. The predetermined URL includes an implicit reference to the persistent predetermined coded identifier. The predetermined URL is received by the merchant server, including the predetermined coded identifier, in response to a client browser selection. The merchant server validates the predetermined coded identifier against the account record and records an identifier of the purchasable product or service as derived from the predetermined URL by the merchant server.

Title
Secure, convenient and efficient system and method of performing trans-internet purchase transactions
Application Number
8/604506
Publication Number
5963915
Application Date
February 21, 1996
Publication Date
October 5, 1999
Inventor
Steven T Kirsch
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
David E Lovejoy
Assignee
Infoseek Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H04L 12/28
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