Method and apparatus for bouncing electronic messages

  • US 6,389,455 B1
  • Filed: 09/22/1998
  • Issued: 05/14/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/22/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of bouncing electronic messages comprising the steps of:

  • storing, in a database, secondary account information about a secondary account associated with primary account information about a primary account;

    receiving, from the secondary account, an electronic message including both a sender address related to the secondary account and a recipient address, wherein said recipient address is a conversion address which includes an embedded address that is independent of any previously received electronic messages;

    replacing the recipient address with the embedded address to generate a forwarding address; and

    forwarding the electronic message to the forwarding address.

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