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A method for communicating communication network availability information regarding an individual to at least one subscriber of the individual's availability information. According to one embodiment, the method includes detecting whether the individual is present on at least one communication network and determining availability of the individual for each access level of a profile of the individual. The method further includes publishing via a network the availability of the individual to the subscriber based on an access level of the subscriber and the presence information. In addition, the method includes filtering the availability of the individual when it is detected that the individual is no longer present on the communication network.

Title
System and method for filtering unavailable devices in a presence and availability management system
Application Number
10/68759
Publication Number
7246371 (B2)
Application Date
February 5, 2002
Publication Date
July 17, 2007
Inventor
Daniel Cohen
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Athanassios Diacakis
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
Assignee
Openwave Systems
CA, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
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