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A Nathaniel Goldhaber, Gary Fitts: Attention brokerage. CyberGold, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 11, 1998: US05794210 (1391 worldwide citation)

A system provides for the immediate payment to computer and other users for paying attention to an advertisement or other "negatively priced" information distributed over a computer network such as the Internet. Called Attention Brokerage, this is the business of brokering the buying and selling of ...


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A Nathaniel Goldhaber, Gary Fitts: Attention brokerage. Cybergold, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, December 29, 1998: US05855008 (618 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an approach for distributing advertising and other information over a computer network. Attention brokerage is the business of buying and selling (brokering) the "attention" of consumers. It can be used to provide direct, immediate payment to a consumer for paying atte ...