Techniques for sender-validated message transmissions

  • US 9,596,197 B2
  • Filed: 08/12/2014
  • Issued: 03/14/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/21/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • receiving, by a processor in a server device, input from a client device comprising a message to be transmitted via a network to a plurality of recipients, the message being generated by a sender;

    initiating, by the processor in the server device, an automated examination of content and metadata associated with the message;

    determining, by the processor in the server device, an additional examination to be performed upon the message, the additional examination being selected from among a set of available examinations in response to a result of the automated examination meeting a threshold configured for the sender, the available examinations comprising a review of the message by a group of one or more people selected on behalf of the sender to review messages from the sender received via the network on mobile devices, the review indicating if the message is allowable based upon content of the message or metadata associated with the message; and

    initiating, by the processor in the server device, an action determined for the message based upon a result of the additional examination, the action comprising at least one of;

    transmitting the message via the network to messaging services associated with the recipients, requesting the sender to review the message via a user interface of the client device, modifying the message, and deleting the message, wherein a set of rules specify that the action should be automatically initiated if, in the result, a threshold number of the group of people recommend the action.

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