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Klein S Gilhousen, Jerrold A Heller, Michael Van Harding, Robert D Blakeney II: Selective-subscription descrambling. M A COM Government Systems, Cable Home Communication, Edward W Callan, December 8, 1987: US04712238 (230 worldwide citation)

A system in a subscriber television network for enabling descrambling of a received scrambled signal on a prepaid basis and/or an impulse-purchase basis. A received mask signal uniquely related to the scrambled signal is compared with a received authorization signal indicating whether the subscriber ...


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Roberta Lynn Gonzalez, Michael Van Harding, Jack Lawson Bishop: Connection Tapping. SoCAL IP LAW GROUP, June 21, 2007: US20070143465-A1

There are disclosed systems and methods for managing network devices and/or physical layer devices involving a server computer, a client computer coupled with the server computer, and a connector device coupled with the server computer, and a plurality of network devices and/or physical layer device ...