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Michael D Ellis, G Victor Treyz: Personal television channel system. United Video Properties, Laura A Sheridan, Fish & Neave, August 10, 2004: US06774926 (498 worldwide citation)

A system is provided in which contributors such as individuals in the home may create personal television channel programming. Personal television programs may be distributed to multiple viewers over a communications network such as the Internet. Personal television program schedule information may ...


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Patrick Meenan, Donald P Sengpiehl, Rich Thornberg: Local proxy server for establishing device controls. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, June 3, 2008: US07383339 (154 worldwide citation)

A local proxy that is located between a client device and a host system may be used to identify, or provide information about, a client device or identity using a client device that accesses a host system. The local proxy may append parental control information (such as a parental control level) to ...


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John Barclay Owens II, Patrick Meenan: Local device access controls. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, September 23, 2008: US07428585 (111 worldwide citation)

Using parental controls includes storing parental control information on a user device and receiving a request from the user device to access a destination over a communications network. Parental control information stored on the user device may be used to determine whether to grant the request from ...


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Brandon J Casey, Gary Wipfler, Erik Cressall: Parental controls. Apple, Fletcher Yoder PC, March 6, 2012: US08127982 (101 worldwide citation)

Various techniques are provided for establishing financial transaction rules to control one or more subsidiary financial accounts. In one embodiment, a financial account management application stored on a processor-based device may provide an interface for defining financial transaction rules to be ...


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Tong Zhou, David Mohan, Baoquan Zhang: Handset based dynamic parental controls. Sprint Spectrum, January 11, 2011: US07869792 (89 worldwide citation)

A parent mobile station is provided that enables real-time parental control over communications with an associated child mobile station. The parent mobile station receives notification of attempted inbound and outbound calls with third parties to and from the child mobile station, or of requests fro ...


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C Shane Evans, Kareem A Choudhry, Roderick M Toll, Jonathan D Hildebrandt: Parental controls for entertainment content. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, December 30, 2008: US07472424 (75 worldwide citation)

Parental controls for entertainment digital media are provided that allow a parent to restrict multiple user's access to entertainment content. One or more updatable rating definition files with dynamic data are used to define rating levels and content descriptors for a regional rating system. Enter ...


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John J Sie, Gregory R DePrez, John C Beyler, Jean Paul Casaubon: Parental controls using view limits. Starz Entertainment, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 15, 2010: US07739707 (44 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system for controlling the viewing of a video program by an end user. In one embodiment, the system comprises a program distribution system adapted to provide programs to one or more end user viewing devices, and a viewing control system in communication with the p ...


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Larry L Lu, Eric O Laughlen, John Crowley: Supervising user interaction with online services. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, December 29, 2009: US07640336 (37 worldwide citation)

A report card provides a supervisor or master account holder (e.g., a parent) with information about the activities of an individual or sub-account user (e.g., a child). For example, the report card may include a list of sites (e.g., content identifiers and/or uniform resource locators) that an indi ...


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Joseph P Marino, Jonathan Fortin: Apparatus and method for analyzing and filtering email and for providing web related services. Gytheion Networks, White Welker & Welker, March 8, 2011: US07904518 (34 worldwide citation)

The inventive methodology provides an integrated plug and play solution designed to protect home networks against spam, phishing emails, viruses, spyware as well as other similar threats. The described content filtering appliance can be used for processing of web and email traffic implemented and ca ...


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Stephen A Sprigg, Hugo Swart: Web-based parental controls for wireless devices. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James T Hagler, October 29, 2013: US08571538 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems and devices to dynamically generate community based parental controls for cell devices based on most common parental control settings selected by members of the community. Communities may establish sponsored profiles on a parental control server that contains a community-based set o ...