Systems, methods and devices for trusted transactions

  • US 7,159,116 B2
  • Filed: 12/07/2000
  • Issued: 01/02/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/07/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for conducting a trusted transaction between at least two parties, comprising:

  • establishing a steganographic cipher for identifying information, wherein the steganographic cipher is governed by at least the following elements;

    a predetermined key, a predetermined message, and a predetermined carrier signal;

    exchanging secondary value added information between the parties, wherein the secondary value added information is comprised of value adding components that can modify perceptibility, functionality or combinations thereof, of the primary value added information;

    agreeing to at least one term for the exchange of primary value added information, wherein the term is associated with one of price, service, selection or combinations thereof; and

    facilitating payment for the transaction.

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