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1. (WO2001031589) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CASTING AND UTILIZING VOTES OVER A DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING NETWORK BY WAY OF ELECTRONIC MAIL

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/031589    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/029462
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: G07C 13/00
Applicants: VOTE.COM, INC.
Inventors: MORRIS, Richard
MCGANN, Eileen
KIZELSHTEYN, Boris
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CASTING AND UTILIZING VOTES OVER A DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING NETWORK BY WAY OF ELECTRONIC MAIL
Abstract:
A system and method are disclosed for facilitating voting over a distributed computing network which includes the features for and steps of transmitting data identifying an issue to a client computer over a distributed computing network to allow a user of the client computer to submit a vote on the issue with a single action of a computer input device, receiving the vote from the client computer over the distributed computing network, and transmitting a message to an interested party based upon the vote.