07114177 is referenced by 77 patents and cites 67 patents.

The present invention is a method and system for providing a user with confirmation of the origin of a Web site and related information including the steps of registering a Web site with an assuring 3rd party, saving the registration on a registration server, entering in a database the Web site's Internet domain name and cross-referencing it to the registration data, retrieving the Web site's domain with an Internet browser, and either (1) using a client application tool to call for registration data for the domain name via a secure SSL connection with the registration server, determining if the domain has been registered, and returning and displaying registration data for the domain name as a confirmed identity, or (2) calling a program on the registration server in response to an HTML tag on the domain via a secure SSL connection and passing it the domain name, determining if the domain has been registered, determining if the domain name has been registered, and returning and displaying registration data for the domain name as a confirmed identity.

Title
Web site identity assurance
Application Number
10/39986
Publication Number
7114177 (B2)
Application Date
January 4, 2002
Publication Date
September 26, 2006
Inventor
Neal L Creighton Jr
Alpharetta
GA, US
David L Remy
West Linn
OR, US
John C Harrison
Portland
OR, US
Jonathan B Rosenberg
Auburndale
MA, US
Agent
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Assignee
GeoTrust
OR, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/04
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