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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Global hosting system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, August 22, 2000: US06108703 (800 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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Shaun Cutts, Andres Rodriguez: Fixed content distributed data storage using permutation ring encoding. Archivas, David H Judson, July 3, 2007: US07240236 (528 worldwide citation)

A file protection scheme for fixed content in a distributed data archive uses computations that leverage permutation operators of a cyclic code. In an illustrative embodiment, an N+K coding technique is described for use to protect data that is being distributed in a redundant array of independent n ...


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Charles J Stimson, Brady S Beshear: Pre-paid card system and method. Call Processing, David H Judson, November 19, 1996: US05577109 (501 worldwide citation)

A pre-paid card system enables customers to make purchases using an authorized card. The system includes four main functional components: a plurality of cards, a host computer, a plurality of on-site activation terminals and a main processor. Each of the cards having a security number associated the ...


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Shaw Ben Shi, Michael Bradford Ault, Ernst Robert Plassmann, Bruce Arland Rich, Mickella Ann Rosiles, Theodore Jack London Shrader: Distributed file system web server user authentication with cookies. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, David H Judson, February 23, 1999: US05875296 (483 worldwide citation)

A method of authenticating a Web client to a Web server connectable to a distributed file system of a distributed computing environment. The distributed computing environment includes a security service for returning a credential to a user authenticated to access the distributed file system. In resp ...


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Joel M Wein, John Josef Kloninger, Mark C Nottingham, David R Karger, Philip A Lisiecki: Content delivery network (CDN) content server request handling mechanism with metadata framework support. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, July 3, 2007: US07240100 (458 worldwide citation)

To serve content through a content delivery network (CDN), the CDN must have some information about the identity, characteristics and state of its target objects. Such additional information is provided in the form of object metadata, which according to the invention can be located in the request st ...


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David Philip Cook: Method and system for custom manufacture and delivery of a data product. Petabyte Corporation, David H Judson, January 12, 1999: US05860068 (453 worldwide citation)

A system for selling, manufacturing and distributing a custom digital data product from retail stores, over the Internet, over the telephone, or by electronic means (e.g., fax, e-mail, and the like) wherein a customer is provided (e.g., by electronic mail verification) order tracking information. Af ...


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Frank Thomson Leighton: Watermarking process resilient to collusion attacks. David H Judson, September 2, 1997: US05664018 (427 worldwide citation)

A watermarking procedure wherein each of a set of copies of the work has a slightly-modified form of a "baseline" watermark that is placed within a critical region of the data. The slight variations in the watermarks, however, are not perceptually visible and do not interfere with the work. If multi ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Content delivery network using edge-of-network servers for providing content delivery to a set of participating content providers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, April 22, 2003: US06553413 (384 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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Silvia Micali: Simultaneous electronic transactions with visible trusted parties. David H Judson, September 3, 1996: US05553145 (344 worldwide citation)

A number of electronic communications methods are described involving a first and a second party, with assistance from at least a trusted party, enabling electronic transactions in which the first party has a message for the second party. The first party, the second party and the trusted party under ...


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Charles J Stimson, Brady S Beshear: Telephone pre-paid calling card system and method. Call Processing, David H Judson, April 23, 1996: US05511114 (320 worldwide citation)

A pre-paid calling card system enables customers to access a telephone network and obtain long distance telephone service. The system includes four main functional components: a plurality of calling cards, a host computer, a plurality of on-site activation terminals and a call processor. Each of the ...