Personalized digital media access system—PDMAS part II

CAFC
  • US 8,533,860 B1
  • Filed: 01/11/2013
  • Issued: 09/10/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/21/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for authorizing access to digital content using a cloud system, the cloud system comprising connected modules in operation as one or more of a cloud computing or a cloud storage in connection with devices and users, wherein the digital content is at least one of encrypted or not encrypted, the method facilitating access rights between a plurality of data processing devices, the method comprising:

  • receiving a digital content access request from at least one communications console of the plurality of data processing devices, the access request being a read or write request of metadata of the digital content, wherein the read or write request of metadata is performed in connection with a combination of at least one device and the cloud system, the request comprising a verification token provided by a first user corresponding to the digital content, wherein the verification token is one or more of a password, e-mail address, payment system, credit card, authorize ready device, rights token, or one or more redeemable instruments of trade;

    authenticating the verification token;

    establishing a connection with the at least one communications console, wherein the communications console is a combination of a graphic user interface (GUI) and an Application Programmable Interface (API) wherein the API is obtained from a verified web service, the web service capable of facilitating a two way data exchange to complete a verification process wherein the data exchange session comprises at least one identification reference;

    requesting the at least one identification reference from the at least one communications console, wherein the identification reference comprises one or more of a verified web service account identifier, letter, number, rights token, e-mail, password, access time, serial number, address, manufacturer identification, checksum, operating system version, browser version, credential, cookie, or key;

    receiving the at least one identification reference from the at least one communications console; and

    writing at least one of the verification token or the reference into the metadata.

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