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A method for permitting the electronic delivery of digital content. Metadata is acquired which has been previously associated with content. Promotional metadata is extracted for use with a electronic store. At least one of the metadata is altered to create offer data. And at least one of the metadata is altered to create transaction data. In accordance with another aspect of the invention, a computer readable medium is described to carry out the above method.

Title
Method for delivering electronic content from an online store
Application Number
9/203315
Publication Number
6587837 (B1)
Application Date
December 1, 1998
Publication Date
July 1, 2003
Inventor
Edgar Downs
Fort Lauderdale
FL, US
David P Lybrand
Lantana
FL, US
Kenneth Louis Milsted
Boynton Beach
FL, US
Richard Spagna
Boca Raton
FL, US
Agent
Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L
US
Agent
Jon A Gibbons
US
David M Shofi
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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