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Does usage of a website constitute public disclosure of the patentable server components for the website? In other words: will the grace period start for server components as soon as users start using a website?

Please assume that the user cannot determine much about the server components from using the website. e.g. Google's pagerank algorithm cannot be determined just by doing searches in

Is there a difference if the website is:

  1. in the public domain
  2. is only accessible via authenticated users who have either signed non-disclosure or agreed to a non-disclosure in the terms of use
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In the past this would be a public use and maybe a public commercial use even if no information was determinable from the outside. The AIA law probably changed this so a "non-informing use" doesn't start the clock. Until a few cases get to court it is not 100% clear.

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