System and method for using a workspace data manager to access, manipulate and synchronize network data

  • US 6,151,606 A
  • Filed: 01/16/1998
  • Issued: 11/21/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/16/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer-based method, comprising the steps of:

  • executing a workspace data manager on an untrusted client site;

    requesting the workspace data manager to access data temporarily from a remote site, the remote being connected via a network to untrusted client site;

    initiating a communications channel with the remote site;

    downloading data from the remote site;

    placing the data in temporary storage on the untrusted client site;

    using the workspace data manager to present the downloaded data; and

    automatically disabling the untrusted client site from accessing at least a portion of the downloaded data after a user has finished using the data.

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