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McAfee Patents Technology to Detect and Block Pirated Content

Security software company McAfee has patented a new technology that aims to prevent the public from accessing pirated movies and music online. The system, which expands the SiteAdvisor tool, can detect and block pirated material from any website and present users with authorized and legal alternatives. McAfee says the technology…

AT&T Invents New Technology to Detect and Ban Filesharing

Internet provider AT&T has expanded its portfolio of anti-piracy patents with a new technology that can detect file-sharers on its network. Based on a network activity score users are assigned to a so-called "risk class," and as a result alleged pirates may have their access to file-sharing sites blocked. Whether…

AT&T Gets Patent to Monitor and Track File-Sharing Traffic

Internet provider AT&T has patented a new technology that allows the company to accurately track content being shared via BitTorrent and other P2P networks. The company explains that the technology can be utilized to detect pirated downloads and combat congestion on its network. Whether the company is already using the…

Anti-Piracy Chief Patents “Pay Up or Disconnect” Scheme

One of the top executives of the US-based anti-piracy outfit Digital Rights Corp has submitted a patent application that promises to turn piracy into profit. The patent describes a system where Internet users caught downloading will receive a notice from their Internet provider along with a request to pay a…

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