Devices and methods of using network information in an authorization process

  • US 20070079359A1
  • Filed: 09/28/2005
  • Published: 04/05/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A device comprising:

  • a network interface;

    a programmable processor to execute software that performs an authorization process that is a function of network information received by the network interface;

    wherein the network information comprises information indicative of a network with which the network interface is able to communicate, and the software causes the device to perform a boot process such that if the authorization process is not successful, the device does not successfully complete the boot process.

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