08522147 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 180 patents.

One embodiment of a method of the present invention provides for obtaining an image from a requester, obtaining contact information for vouching people, whom requester identifies as having personal knowledge of the requester, and sending an electronic message to the vouching people, with a link to an image lineup. The image lineup contains the image obtained from the requester and other images. Then receiving a selection choice from the vouching people, identifying whether the image in the image lineup depicts the requester, and calculating a statistical rating of a likelihood that the image obtained from the requester depicts him/her.

Title
Methods for verifying persons identity through persons social circle using persons photograph
Application Number
13/237876
Publication Number
8522147 (B2)
Application Date
September 20, 2011
Publication Date
August 27, 2013
Inventor
Wayne Thayer
Phoenix
AZ, US
Noah D Plumb
Phoenix
AZ, US
Yong Lee
Chandler
AZ, US
James M Bladel
Le Claire
IA, US
Agent
Stewart J Womack
Assignee
Go Daddy Operating Company
AZ, US
IPC
H04M 1/66
G06F 3/00
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