09253308 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 255 patents.

A device and software utilizing Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) technologies for monitoring and recovering portable computing devices and, a method and system for acquiring such devices, protecting data on such devices, and for compensating owners of devices. A GPS mechanism of the invention provides real time tracking of missing devices that may be coordinated with security agencies to intercept and recover missing computing devices. When a stolen device is unrecoverable, the invention may receive a signal to initiate data recovery where a wireless network is available to recover data for the owner. Alternatively, the GPS mechanism instructs the device to encrypt or destroy stored data files to prevent commercial espionage or privacy violations. The invention discloses a software system and method for computing a purchase price of the GPS mechanism, computing compensation for loss of the device and lost data.

Title
Portable computing device with data encryption and destruction
Application Number
14/704676
Publication Number
9253308 (B2)
Application Date
May 5, 2015
Publication Date
February 2, 2016
Inventor
John J Madsen
Henderson
NV, US
Agent
Lewis Roca Rothgerber
Assignee
Apogee Technology Consultants
FL, US
IPC
G01S 19/35
G01S 19/16
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/66
H04M 1/00
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