System and method for verifying delivery and integrity of electronic messages

  • US 20070174402A1
  • Filed: 03/16/2007
  • Published: 07/26/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/28/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of transmitting a message from a sender through a server to a destination address for submission to a recipient displaced from the destination address including the steps at the server of providing a dialog between the server and the destination address during the transmission of the message between the server and the destination address, the dialog being provided via a selected one of SMTP and ESMTP protocols, and storing at least a portion of the dialog between the server and the destination address for subsequent proof of the message and the delivery of the message by the server to the destination server, wherein the dialog between the server and the destination address includes matters relating to the identities of the server and the destination address and relating to the message and wherein the dialog between the server and the destination address is included in the server as an electronic attachment to the message.

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