• US 20090287837A1
  • Filed: 07/22/2009
  • Published: 11/19/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/06/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A data security method for controlling access to a plurality of records provided within a plurality of automated electronic databases, each record having an associated set of access rules, comprising:

  • receiving, by a security processor, a request for access to one or more records associated with at least one of an entity, attribute, and datum from a requestor;

    determining a set of records associated with at least one of the requested entity, attribute, or datum, contained in the plurality of automated electronic databases;

    authorizing access to the set of records within the determined set of records based on compliance with the associated set of access rules by at least a requestor;

    defining at least one economic compensation rule, satisfaction of which is required for qualification for access to the set of records within the authorized set of records;

    selectively permitting access to each record within the authorized set of records in dependence on a satisfaction of the at least one compensation rule;

    communicating the access permissions to the host automated electronic databases; and

    logging the request for retrieval and a respective access of each record.

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