Filtering of electronic information to be transferred to a terminal

  • US 8,165,049 B2
  • Filed: 05/31/2010
  • Issued: 04/24/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/03/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • storing by a network element a specific filtering parameter in association with a multimedia message addressed to a recipient; and

    transferring by the network element the specific filtering parameter to an apparatus of the recipient over a cellular telecommunication connection so as to enable filtering by the apparatus of the multimedia message before the multimedia message is transferred to the apparatus through the telecommunication connection,wherein the filtering parameter is configured to automatically allow the apparatus to either prevent or allow a transfer of the multimedia message to the apparatus over the telecommunication connection on the basis of said filtering parameter.

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