Group audio message board

  • US 7,020,252 B2
  • Filed: 09/24/2001
  • Issued: 03/28/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for enabling communal audio message recordal including a provision of audio data recorder coupled with a communications system configured to enable multiple users to access the audio data recorder and to record respective audio messages thereby, wherein a recordal of each message comprises:

  • generating and storing by said system at least one qualifying parameter pertaining to the access to the audio data recorder;

    determining a qualifying parameter for a subsequent access to the audio data recorder by a user; and

    enabling access by said subsequently accessing user to previously recorded messages having a matching qualifying parameter, otherwise the denial of such access, wherein the qualifying parameter includes an indication of time and/or date for a user recording a message and for a user requesting playback of a message.

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