[FoRK] PersonalWeb patents "unique" hashes of content
Joseph S. Barrera III
j3 at barrera.org
Tue Sep 18 20:24:55 PDT 2012
No, wait, MULTICS, UUID, so what, 1968?
On 9/18/2012 7:56 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> Family preventing me from typing on computer but quick reference:
> On 9/18/2012 5:46 PM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>> Essentially, the same filing against lots of big companies, including
>> Microsoft, Yahoo, and Facebook. And Apple.
>> Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No.
>> 5,978,791, entitled “Data Processing System Using Substantially Unique
>> Identifiers to Identify Data Items, Whereby Data Items Have the Same
>> Identifiers;” U.S. Patent No. 6,415,280, entitled “Identifying and
>> Requesting Data in Network Using Identifiers Which Are Based On
>> Contents of Data;” and U.S. Patent No. 7,802,310, entitled
>> “Controlling Access to Data in a Data Processing System.”
>> I'm pretty sure at least one member of this list used similar
>> techniques a decade ago for content management.
>> Ken Meltsner
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