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Method and System for Performing Background Authentication for Logging Users into Websites

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000257842D
Publication Date: 2019-Mar-14
Document File: 2 page(s) / 33K

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The IP.com Prior Art Database

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Mohit Goenka: INVENTOR [+3]

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for enabling a user to be automatically logged in to other systems or websites when the user logs in to one system, by performing a background authentication at the system, thus providing a seamless experience for the user.

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Method and System for Performing Background Authentication for Logging Users into Websites

Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for enabling a user to be automatically logged in to other systems or websites when the user logs in to one system, by performing a background authentication at the system, thus providing a seamless experience for the user.

Description

Users receive important emails frequently, and these emails require the user to take an action immediately.  However, to access the information from the server, the user must log in every time and this process becomes tiring and cumbersome for the user.

Thus, there exists a need for a method and system to enable a user to be automatically logged in to other systems when the user logs in into one system.

Disclosed is a method and system for enabling a user to be automatically logged in to other systems or websites when the user logs in to one system, by performing a background authentication at the system, thus providing a seamless experience for the user.

In accordance with an embodiment, the method and system allows websites to register against communication service providers for the background authentication.  Once a communication message is received from any of these services, the method and system performs a background authentication on the parent's website, and the service is then pinged in the background.  For example, if a user received an email from an ecommerce website, and the user clicks on one of the links provided in the email, the user is automatically logged in to the website.  Similarly, for paid websites, the users can immediately consume the content.

Further, the method and system does not require a user to explicitly provide permissions to the service.  Consider that a service provider and a retailer website exchange tokens to authorize and identify each other as trusted services or domain.  Once a user is logged in to the service pr...

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