Apparatus, system, method and computer program product for distributing service information and digital rights for broadcast data

  • US 20050094812A1
  • Filed: 10/28/2004
  • Published: 05/05/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/05/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A receiving device for receiving data from a broadcast network comprising:

  • receiving means for receiving data from the broadcast network;

    communication means for sending and receiving data over a second network different from the broadcast network;

    request generation means configured to generate a request for access to data; and

    decryption means, configured to decode data received from the broadcast network using a decryption key received from the broadcast network in conjunction with a rights object received from the second network;

    wherein the request generation means is configured to generate a request for transmission via the second network that, when received at its destination, includes authentication information relating to the receiving device, the authentication information being provided automatically.

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