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Amazon Patents E-Commerce

2005-06-15 12:22:30.195993+00 by meuon 2 comments

Amazon Gets Patent for what is essentially all E-Commerce. The irony? At the bottom of the USPTO page, is [Add to Cart] [View Cart].. the USPTO may be in violation.

Although the patent is for a very complex and complete methodology that is obviously Amazon's (focused on one click ordering upon login). It is also broad enough to be all encompassing. I only hope their hungry lawyers don't go after all the people (like me) doing simple e-commerce.

Maybe we should get a patent on breathing.. or more fun: patent positions/methods of sexual intercourse?

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#Comment Re: made: 2005-06-15 19:28:25.011858+00 by: Dan Lyke

On that latter point, was this what you had in mind?


#Comment Re: made: 2005-06-15 22:45:57.33221+00 by: topspin

Noting that Penn Jillette is the inventor of the device Dan points out makes me smile. He is, of course, 100% twisted..... for instance, naming his daughter "Moxie CrimeFighter Jillette."