Electronic business system using prepayment card

Application Number: 00107574
Application Date: 2000.05.19
Publication Number: 1274897
Publication Date: 2000.11.29
Priority Information: 1999/5/21 KR 18608/1999; 2000/4/27 KR 22531/2000
International: G06F15/163;G06F17/60
Applicant(s) Name: Electronic Money Co.
Inventor(s) Name: Oh Sae-Woo
Patent Agency Code: 11219
Patent Agent: li hui
Abstract To provide an electronic commercial transaction system using a prepaid card. A user selects a purchase item out of articles and information held in an information provider server 400, from a user computer 300 through a network communication net 200. When the settlement by the prepaid card is selected, the information provider server 400 connects the user computer 300 and a server computer 500. Information such as the present remainder of the prepaid card, the possibility of selling and the remainder after selling is extracted from a data base according to the prepaid card number inputted from the user computer 300 by the server computer 500, and outputted to the relevant user computer 300, selling approval data are transmitted to the information provider server 400 and when the payment of the article is demanded from the information provider server 400, the relevant amount is paid. The information provider server 400 provides the information or article to the user.