Filtering computer network messages directed to a user's e-mail box based on user defined filters, and forwarding a filtered message to the user's receiver

  • US 6,073,165 A
  • Filed: 07/29/1997
  • Issued: 06/06/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/29/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A message processing and forwarding system, comprising:

  • source server configured to receive a plurality of computer network messages directed to a user'"'"'s e-mail box, and create a filtered message after extracting data from a selected one of the plurality of messages, the source server for sending the filtered message to a first address; and

    first destination server having the first address and communicatively coupled to the source server, the first destination server in response to receiving the filtered message causing the filtered message to be sent to a first forwarding service; and

    a fax server communicatively coupled to at least one of the e-mail box and the source server via the computer communication network, wherein the fax server is configured to send a notify message to at least one of the e-mail box and the source server in response to receiving a facsimile at the user'"'"'s facsimile number, the notify message indicating that the user has received a facsimile, and the source server receives the notify message and forwards the notify message to the first address of the destination server which then forwards the notify message to the first forwarding service.

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