Certified email messages and attachments

Patent number: 8949347

Abstract: Systems and methods for electronically communicating messages between a sender and a recipient, including: means for composing a text, audio, or video message on a network device; means for sealing said message with the biometric identification of sender, where only a numeric representation of biometric information is stored for authentication purposes, not the biometric information itself; means for encrypting said message; means for sending said encrypted message over a private network, where no server to server duplication or store and forward protocol is used; means for tracking said sent encrypted message; means for informing the recipient of the message to take delivery of the message; and means for allowing the recipient to take delivery of the message after the recipient confirms his/her identification with biometrics, and after un-encrypting the message.

Type: Grant

Filed: April 10, 2009

Date of Patent: February 3, 2015

Assignee: PrivacyDataSystems, LLC