Method and system for securing user identities and creating virtual users to enhance privacy on a communication network

  • US 8,112,405 B2
  • Filed: 07/24/2008
  • Issued: 02/07/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/23/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A virtual entity comprising:

  • a memory having stored therein virtual identification data defining the virtual entity,wherein said virtual entity is accessible via one or more sites of a communication network and is controllable by a real entity using at least one of said sites,wherein said virtual entity is assigned a virtual transaction account associated with said virtual identification data,wherein said virtual transaction account has authorization to perform a transaction of monetary value with one or more other entities over said communication network,and wherein said virtual identification data does not identify said real entity to said one or more other entities over said communication network.

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