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Edgar Downs, George Gregory Gruse, Marco M Hurtado, Christopher T Lehman, Kenneth Louis Milsted, Jeffrey B Lotspiech: Electronic content delivery system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Steven J Soucar, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 1, 2001: US06226618 (1442 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus of securely providing data to a user's system. The data is encrypted so as to only be decryptable by a data decrypting key, the data decrypting key being encrypted using a first public key, and the encrypted data being accessible to the user's system, th ...


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Marco M Hurtado, George Gregory Gruse, Edgar Downs, Kenneth Louis Milsted: Multimedia player for an electronic content delivery system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Dongini P L, July 9, 2002: US06418421 (453 worldwide citation)

A system for tracking usage of digital content on user devices. Electronic stores coupled to a network sell licenses to play digital content data to users. Content players, which receive from the network the licensed content data, are used to play the licensed content data. Additionally, a logging s ...


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Gruse George Gregory, Hurtado Marco M, Milsted Kenneth Louis, Downs Edgar: Multimedia player for an electronic content delivery system. International Business Machines Corporation, May 1, 2003: TW530267 (31 worldwide citation)

A method of playing digital content data that has been compressed and encrypted with a first encrypting key on a system. According to the method, at least part of the content data is decrypted with a first decrypting key that corresponds to the first encrypting key. The decrypted content data is dec ...


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Chiu Tom: Distributed storage network architecture using user devices. Koninkl Philips Electronics, November 24, 2004: EP1479236-A1 (16 worldwide citation)

An electronic content delivery system uses a network of end-user devices around a hub. Each end-user device has storage capability. Content is stored in a distributed fashion on the network of these end-user devices for being made available to individual ones of these devices in a P2P fashion so as ...


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Christopher P Tighe: Wireless communication system and method for deliveries. The United States of America represented by the Postal Service, Lewis and Roca, August 9, 2005: US06928270 (6 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for providing wireless electronic content to members of the public. A mobile backbone of an electronic content delivery system is based on mobile vehicles, as of the Postal Service. Alternatively a stationary network to deliver electronic content is established in Pos ...


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Shteyn Yevgeniy E: P2p network architecture for distributed storage. Koninkl Philips Electronics, February 4, 2004: EP1386491-A1

An electronic content delivery system uses a network of end-user devices around a hub. Each end-user device has storage capability. Content is stored in a distributed fashion on the network of these end-user devices for being made available to individual ones of these devices in a P2P fashion so as ...


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Minne Van Der Veen, Aweke Negash Lemma, Rene Barto, Adriaan Johan Van Leest: Embedding of signal dependent properties in a media signal. Koninklijke Philips Electronic, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards, July 19, 2007: US20070165850-A1

The present invention relates to a method and device for simplifying distribution of a processed media signal and a method and device for distributing a media signal. A properties determining unit (12, 14) determines a set of signal dependent properties (w,a) of a media signal (x). An embedding unit ...


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Tom S Chiu: Distributed storage network architecture using user devices. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Corporate Patent Counsel Philips Electronics North America Corporation, August 21, 2003: US20030158958-A1

An electronic content delivery system uses a network of end-user devices around a hub. Each end-user device has storage capability. Content is stored in a distributed fashion on the network of these end-user devices for being made available to individual ones of these devices in a P2P fashion so as ...


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Christopher P Tighe: System and method for sharing of information over a wireless network. Ivan Mlachak, Lewis & Roca, January 2, 2003: US20030003936-A1

A system and method is provided for providing wireless electronic content to members of the public. A mobile backbone of an electronic content delivery system is based on mobile vehicles, as of the Postal Service. Alternatively a stationary network to deliver electronic content is established in Pos ...


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Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Distributed storage on a P2P network architecture. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael E Schmitt, Corporate Patent Counsel, October 31, 2002: US20020162109-A1

An electronic content delivery system uses a network of end-user devices around a hub. Each end-user device has storage capability. Content is stored in a distributed fashion on the network of these end-user devices for being made available to individual ones of these devices in a P2P fashion so as ...