Global Patent Index - EP 3164961 A1

EP 3164961 A1 2017-05-10 - METHOD FOR SENDING A MESSAGE TO A SPECIFIC ANONYMOUS PERSON, WHEREIN THE ANONYMITY OF THAT PERSON IS MAINTAINED

Title (en)

METHOD FOR SENDING A MESSAGE TO A SPECIFIC ANONYMOUS PERSON, WHEREIN THE ANONYMITY OF THAT PERSON IS MAINTAINED

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM SENDEN EINER NACHRICHT AN EINE BESTIMMTE ANONYME PERSON, WOBEI DIE ANONYMITÄT DIESER PERSON AUFRECHTERHALTEN BLEIBT

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR L'ENVOI D'UN MESSAGE A UNE PERSONNE ANONYME SPECIFIQUE, PERMETTANT LE MAINTIEN DE L'ANONYMAT DE CETTE PERSONNE

Publication

EP 3164961 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 15771707 A

Priority

  • US 201462006993 P
  • IB 2015001438 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2015185999A1] The present invention relates to a method for sending a message from a sender to an anonymous receiver, wherein the anonymity of the receiver is maintained and wherein the sender is a person or an automated system like a computer or another electronic, electric, mechanical, or electromechanical system capable of sending a message and wherein the receiver is a specific anonymous individual, comprising several steps. To enable the sender to send a message to a specific anonymous receiver, in a first step a uniquely distinguishing anonymous characteristic of that receiver is determined, preferably by the receiver him/herself, or by the sender, or by another party on behalf of either receiver or sender and wherein the values of the one or more parameters defining the characteristic are measured. After the values of said parameters) are established, they are used in a following step to produce an encrypted anonymous numerical or alphanumerical code, which is uniquely distinguishing the anonymous receiver as well, in order to advance maintaining the anonymity of the receiver.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04L 9/32 (2006.01); H04L 9/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 9/3231 (2013.01); G06F 21/606 (2013.01); G06F 21/64 (2013.01); H04L 9/0866 (2013.01); H04L 63/0407 (2013.01); H04L 2209/88 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2015185999A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

WO 2015185999 A1 20151210; EP 3164961 A1 20170510

INPADOC legal status


2017-09-06 [DAV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (IN ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2017-09-06 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2017-05-10 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170103

2017-05-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

2017-05-10 [AV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT IN

- Countries: MA

2017-05-10 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: BA ME