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Victor H Shear: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Personal Library Software, Nixon & Vanderhye, May 2, 1989: US04827508 (1001 worldwide citation)

A "return on investment" digital database usage metering, billing, and security system includes a hardware device which is plugged into a computer system bus (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device. One or more databas ...


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Victor H Shear: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Electronic Publishing Resources, Nixon & Vanderhye, December 11, 1990: US04977594 (799 worldwide citation)

A "return on investment" digital database usage metering, billing, and security system includes a hardware device which is plugged into a computer system bus (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device. One or more databas ...


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Victor H Shear: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Electronic Publishing Resources, Nixon & Vanderhye, April 25, 1995: US05410598 (704 worldwide citation)

A "return on investment" digital database usage metering, billing, and security system includes a hardware device which is plugged into a computer system bus (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device. One or more databas ...


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Victor H Shear: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Electronic Publishing Resources, Nixon & Vanderhye, September 17, 1991: US05050213 (683 worldwide citation)

A "return on investment" digital database usage metering, billing, and security system includes a hardware device which is plugged into a computer system bus (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device. One or more data ba ...


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Shear Victor H: Database usage metering and protection system and method.. Personal Library Software, August 30, 1989: EP0329681-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A ''return on investment'' digital database usage metering, billing, and security system (10) includes a hardware device (302) which is plugged into a computer system bus (200) (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device ( ...


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Mark J Stefik, Peter L T Pirolli: Method and system for conducting transactions between repositories. CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, Rimon P C, Marc Kaufman, April 24, 2018: US09953328

A method, system and software for establishing a secure communications channel between repositories using a repository transaction protocol, including generating a registration identifier and registration message including an identification certificate, and an identifier of a master repository that ...


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Michael K MacKay, W Olin Sibert, Richard A Landsman, Eric J Swenson, William Hunt: Data protection systems and methods. Intertrust Technologies Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, March 14, 2017: US09594923

Systems and methods are provided for protecting electronic content from the time it is packaged through the time it is experienced by an end user. Protection against content misuse is accomplished using a combination of encryption, watermark screening, detection of invalid content processing softwar ...


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Mark J Stefik, Peter L T Pirolli: System and method for permitting use of content using transfer rights. CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, Marc S Kaufman, Rimon PC, August 8, 2017: US09727876

Apparatus, method, and media for permitting use of content. An exemplary method comprises associating a transfer right with content, the transfer right specifying that the content is permitted to be transferred from a first computing device to a second computing device, transferring the content from ...


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Shear Victor H: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Personal Library Software, Shear Victor H, FARIS Robert W, April 21, 1988: WO/1988/002960

A ''return on investment'' digital database usage metering, billing, and security system (10) includes a hardware device (302) which is plugged into a computer system bus (200) (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device ( ...


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METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PERSISTENT CONTROL AND PROTECTION OF CONTENT. June 8, 2017: US20170164046-A1

A novel method and apparatus for protection of streamed media content is disclosed. In one aspect, the apparatus includes control means for governance of content streams or content objects, decryption means for decrypting content streams or content objects under control of the control means, and fee ...