Method and apparatus for distributing information products

  • US 6,173,403 B1
  • Filed: 04/08/1999
  • Issued: 01/09/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method comprising:

  • receiving an encrypted launch code;

    decrypting said encrypted launch code with a string, R, as the key to recover a first candidate authentication code and an indicium of a first information product; and

    installing said first information product onto said computer when said candidate authorization code matches a first known authorization code.

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