Methods, systems and devices for packet watermarking and efficient provisioning of bandwidth

CAFC
  • US 8,706,570 B2
  • Filed: 07/17/2012
  • Issued: 04/22/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/17/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A computerized system for creating a medium of exchange, the system comprising:

  • a processor;

    at least one data storage medium for storing data in non transient form, wherein data stored in said at least one data storage medium comprises computer code and a bandwidth rights certificate;

    wherein said bandwidth rights certificate stores routing information comprising (1) router data, wherein said router data comprises at least authorization indicating authorization for at least one router and priority data indicating priority for at least one router and (2) certificate validity period;

    wherein said computerized system is designed to use said computer code to organize data into packets;

    wherein said computerized system is designed to use said computer code to combine said bandwidth rights certificate and said packets into a data transmission, for transmission across a network;

    a router, wherein said router is configured to use certificate validity period of said bandwidth rights certificate to determine whether to use said router data to determine at least one of whether to route said data transmission and how to prioritize routing said data transmission.

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