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A novel electronic information transport component can be incorporated in a wide range of electronic information products, for example magazine collections, to automate the mass distribution of updates, such as current issues, from a remote server to a wide user base having a diversity of computer stations. Advantages of economy, immediacy and ease of use are provided. Extensions of the invention permit automated electronic catalog shopping with order placement and, optionally, order confirmation. A server-based update distribution service is also provided.

Title
System for transporting information objects between a user station and multiple remote sources based upon user modifiable object manifest stored in the user station
Application Number
251724
Publication Number
6125388
Application Date
December 1, 1997
Publication Date
September 26, 2000
Inventor
Richard R Reisman
20 E. 9th St. #14K, New York, 10003
NY, US
Agent
Westerlund & Powell P C
Agent
Raymond H J Powell Jr
Robert A Westerlund
IPC
G06F 9/06
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