Secure message forwarding system detecting user's preferences including security preferences

  • US 7,475,256 B2
  • Filed: 07/08/2003
  • Issued: 01/06/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/15/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer implemented method for sending a secure message to multiple recipients comprising:

  • encrypting a message;

    sending the encrypted message to a forwarding server, including providing a list of recipients to the forwarding server;

    at the forwarding server, decrypting the encrypted message and determining a delivery preference for each recipient in the list of recipients; and

    for each recipient that has a delivery preference, re-encrypting the message and delivering the re-encrypted message in accordance with the delivery preference.

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