Wireless internet system and method

  • US 20140086101A1
  • Filed: 09/11/2013
  • Published: 03/27/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/22/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A computing device comprising:

  • a communication module adapted to;

    (1) wirelessly connect said computing device to an IP based network via a first access point (AP) having a first AP Identification (APID); and

    (2) wirelessly connect said computing device to other wireless enabled computing devices;

    a user interface and display adapted to allow a user of the computing device to interact with other computing devices over the IP based network; and

    an AP module adapted to;

    (1) provide a given device of the other wireless enabled computing devices with access to the IP based network by causing said computing device to serve the given device as a second AP having a second APID, distinct from the first APID, and provide the given device access to the network via the first AP; and

    (2) tunnel data traffic from the given device, through the IP network, to a proxy server, such that the proxy server acts as a proxy of the given device—

    and the data traffic is secure from the first computing device and first AP; and

    (3) the second APID is associated with the proxy server.

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