Patent Number: 6,311,185

Title: Method and apparatus for modifying an information page transmitted in a communications network

Abstract: A method and apparatus for modifying an information page transmitted in a communications network, such as the Internet. A request to display an information page is received from a client computer. Information page data, such as hypertext markup language data, is obtained for the requested information page. Additional data, such as an advertisement, is selected and the information page data is modified to include the additional data based on attributes of the requested information page. The modified information page data is then sent to the client computer for display.

Inventors: Markowitz; Robert Edward (Glen Rock, NJ), O'Neil; Joseph Thomas (Staten Island, NY)

Assignee: AT&T Corp.

International Classification: G06Q 30/00 (20060101); G06F 017/30 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018