Pseudonymous server for system for customized electronic identification of desirable objects

  • US 5,754,938 A
  • Filed: 10/31/1995
  • Issued: 05/19/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/29/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for automatically providing a user with confidential access to selected ones of a plurality of target objects and sets of target object characteristics that are accessible via an electronic storage media, where said users are connected via user terminals and data communication connections to a target server system which accesses said electronic storage media, said method comprising the steps of:

  • confidentially generating a user pseudonym at a proxy server, which pseudonym is unique to said user, by means of authenticated user credentials provided by an authenticating entity;

    mapping a user target profile interest summary indicative of said user'"'"'s access patterns to target objects and sets of target object characteristics to said user pseudonym;

    enabling access by said user to said plurality of target objects and sets of target object characteristics stored on said electronic storage media via said user target profile interest summary associated with said user'"'"'s pseudonym; and

    confidentially routing target objects and sets of target object characteristics, retrieved in said step of enabling access, to said user.

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