System and method for providing access to electronic works

  • US 6,496,802 B1
  • Filed: 07/13/2000
  • Issued: 12/17/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of providing electronic works, comprising the steps of:

  • offering electronic works to a user over a network, receiving a request for access to at least one electronic work over the network;

    verifying the user is authorized to access the requested electronic work;

    providing the user with access to the requested electronic work over the network; and

    storing electronic works;

    wherein the step of verifying includes the steps of;

    receiving data corresponding to at least one track offset of a physical work, and comparing the at least one track offset of the physical work to a corresponding track offset on at least one stored electronic work.

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