06 Oct 2016

Claim Denied Due to Missing Email

At Frankel Insurance, staff sent an email to bind additional commercial property to an existing policy. Later, a claim was submitted to the insurance carrier, and the carrier denied having a record of the additional property having been added to the policy. Who said what when is often the core of many business disputes. With email notices, it is often not who sent what when, but rather, who sent what, when was it received, and what did it say? In... Read more...

22 Sep 2016

Crowdfunding: Raising $6.3 Million for a Backpack

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In the summer of 2016, Peak Design was hoping to raise $500,000 for a new line of backpacks when they began their Kickstarter campaign. (It was their 6th Kickstarter campaign.) Consumers were so excited about the new line of bags designed with photographers in mind (but also usable by the rest of us) that they invested over $6.3 million. Peak Design is now the 2nd most funded company on Kickstarter. Kickstarter is one of many players in the crowdfunding... Read more...

25 Aug 2015

The Formula for Success in Internet Security

As we wrote in March in our blog, “If Only Hillary Clinton Knew About RMail,” one cannot ignore the need for both security and ease of use. The constant challenge for IT professionals and security experts is to balance security and usability. If the most secure system is too complicated or cumbersome to use, people will circumvent it. Once the official or corporate system is circumvented, security has devolved from professional (IT executive)... Read more...

25 Mar 2015

RPost Patents

RPost’s 50+ patents granted worldwide broadly cover electronic messaging and electronic document delivery technologies, including technologies to track delivery, route, encrypt, authenticate, and record recipient replies and responses. RPost has numerous additional patents pending in these and other countries. All RPost’s products and services are protected by patents noted below in the United States and other countries. See a list of RPost... Read more...

29 Aug 2014

Eight RPost Patents Valid after Post-Grant Challenges

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA), signed into law in 2011, has created new opportunities for those accused of patent infringement to challenge the validity of granted patents, with the institution of new “post-grant” proceedings. Today, the validity of RPost patents have been challenged by companies, including Symantec, Swiss Post, Experian, EBay, Epsilon, and Constant Contact. These companies instituted requests for post grant... Read more...

14 Feb 2014

RPost Services Support Compliance with New FDA Guidelines on 21 CFR Part 11

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidance for compliance with specific regulations in 21 CFR Part 11. This guidance is intended to describe the FDA’s current thinking regarding the scope and application of part 11 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations; Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures (21 CFR Part 11). RPost’s Registered Email® service supports compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 with regard to preserving... Read more...

18 Sep 2013

RPost Granted 50th Patent Worldwide

U.S. patent number 8,504,628 – RPost’s 50th patent worldwide – grants RPost broad protection of the company’s “filter and route” technology for electronic messaging. The patent covers systems and methods for scanning an electronic message’s content and routing that message for special processing based on particular cues such as a trigger keyword in the subject line, a social security number pattern, or an importance flag in the message... Read more...

14 Aug 2013

How RPost Encryption is Secure and Different from Lavabit and Silent Circle, in Light of NSA Whisleblower Revelations

On Thursday, August 8th, rather than allegedly allowing the U.S. government access to their users’ messages, two secure email services, Lavabit and Silent Circle’s Silent Mail, suddenly and voluntarily closed their doors. The publicity surrounding the shutdowns have once again led to questions about “how RPost encryption is different?” Store and forward systems, those systems that store messages and forward them as links, copies, or access... Read more...

24 Jul 2012

RPost Granted Three Patents on Most Fundamental Method of Tracking Email Delivery and Opening

RPost has been granted three additional patents (US Patent numbers 8,224,913; 8,209,389 and 8,161,104) which comprehensively cover systems and methods service providers use to track email opening, delivery or failure using server logs and web beacons – technology novel in 1999 when RPost first filed for the patents, but widely used today. Most email service providers and cloud business applications today have begun to differentiate their offerings... Read more...

17 Jan 2012

RPost Patents Validated by California Federal Court

RPost today announced the US Federal Court in California has now re-affirmed the validity of its US Patent 6182219 by granting RPost’s motion for summary judgment on a counterclaim of invalidity. RPost brought suit against a number of companies in 2011 for infringing some of its 35 patents, the validity of which those defendants challenged. RPost sued Adobe-Echosign, DocuSign, Swiss Post, Canada Post, Zix Corporation, RightSignature, Farmers... Read more...