06697792 is referenced by 43 patents and cites 5 patents.

A system for distributing information comprises at least one content source (

2, 3

), at least one client (

4, 5

), a communication network (

6

), a distribution server (

1

), a profile data base (

10

) associated with the distribution server (

1

) in which client profile information is stored, and a target count unit (

9

) in the distribution server (

10

) for effecting a target count by comparing the client profile information of the profile data base (

10

) with target client information of a target count request sent from one of the content sources (

2, 3

). Information from one of the content sources (

2, 3

) is distributed to at least one client (

4, 5

) by means of the distribution server (

1

) corresponding to the result of the target count effected by the target count unit (

9

).

Title
Method for distributing information
Application Number
9/557171
Publication Number
6697792 (B2)
Application Date
April 21, 2000
Publication Date
February 24, 2004
Inventor
Tetsuya Kozo
London
US
William Bunney
Coconut Grove
FL, US
Agent
Frommer Lawrence & Haug
US
Agent
Hans R Mahr
US
William S Frommer
US
Assignee
Sony International
US
IPC
G06F 7/00
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