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1. (WO2016055872) METHOD OF AND A SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ACCESS TO A FILE TO A WEB RESOURCE

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/055872    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2015/052509
Publication Date: Fri Apr 15 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 08 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: G06F 17/30
G06F 3/048
Applicants: YANDEX EUROPE AG
YANDEX LLC
YANDEX INC.
Inventors: RUSINOV, Vladimir Alexandrovich
Title: METHOD OF AND A SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING ACCESS TO A FILE TO A WEB RESOURCE
Abstract:
There is disclosed a method of and system for providing access to a file from a user to a web resource, without the web resource needing to store the file on its server. The method is executable at a first server, comprising receiving identification information from the user, via a communication network, from a second server, the second server storing the web resource, the identification information having been generated by the user having accessed the web resource, via an electronic device associated with the user, indicated a desire to provide access to the file to the web resource, been presented a form via the web resource, and entered identifying information into the form, accessing a user-associated storage account for the user based upon the identification information, the user-associated storage account being maintained at the first server, receiving a selection, via the form, from the user of the file to be accessed by the second server from files stored in the user-associated storage account, creating a file link to the file stored in the user-associated storage account and transmitting to the web resource the file link to the file stored in the user-associated storage account, the file link configured to allow the second server to access the file stored on the first server without having to (i) transmit the file via the communication network from the first server to the second server and (ii) store it on the second server, the file becoming accessible to both the first server and the second server.