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Paul D Bartoli, Stephen J Griesmer, Gideon Lidor, Yzhak Ronen, Jean Tessier: Method and apparatus for billing for transactions conducted over the internet. A T &T Corporation, April 4, 2000: US06047268 (626 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for authenticating transactions accomplished over a data network utilizes a "cookie" containing both static information (user-identifying information) and dynamic information (transaction-based information). The transaction-oriented dynamic information portion comprises a rand ...


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Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for determining contingent relevance. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, November 14, 2017: US09818136 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method providing for communication and resolution of utility functions between participants, wherein the utility function is evaluated based on local information at the recipient to determine a cost value thereof. A user interface having express representation of both information elemen ...