AT&T Sues eBay, PayPal Over Patent


AT&T on Thursday filed suit against eBay and PayPal, alleging patent infringement…That patent, according to AT&T, describes “transactions in which a trusted intermediary securely processes payments over a communications system such as the Internet. The use of a trusted intermediary ensures that one party will not have to disclose sensitive information, such as a credit card number or bank account number, to the other party to the transaction.”

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