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BountyQuest.com: $10k "Bounty" Posted to Locate Prior Art on Amazon's "One Click Shopping" Patent

Oct 19, 2000, 18:32 (7 Talkback[s])

"One Click Shopping"

"A system for allowing clients to order items on the Internet with a single button click."

"A method and system for placing an order to purchase an item via the Internet, wherein a server receives a request to purchase an identified item and combines the request with stored information about the client, so that an order can be effected by selection of the order button. Further information can be found in the specification of the single-click patent, U.S. patent no. 5.960,411."

"Requirements to Match
Prior to 9/28/1997

  • a method of placing an order for an item
  • displaying information identifying the item under control of a client system
  • in response to only a single action being performed, sending a request to order the item along with an identifier of a purchaser of the item to a server system, also under control of a client system
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