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No discussion of patents, was Re: Social AUTH Patent

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 11:16:36 -0400
To: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>,W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>,public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>,"public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <90556C0D-CECC-4713-80F9-2F346FD02893@w3.org>
On August 6, 2015 1:03:29 AM EDT, Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com> wrote:
>Article Appeared [1] on entrepreneur "Someday, Your Facebook Friends
>May
>Determine Whether You Get a Loan"
>
>Found the patent [2] Abstract is as follows
>
>Authorization and authentication based on an individual's social
>network
>
>*Abstract*
>
>In particular embodiments, a method includes accessing a graph
>structure
>comprising a plurality of nodes and edges where each node represents a
>user, receiving a request to transmit content related to a first user
>to a
>second user, and prohibiting transmission of the content to the second
>user
>if the first user and the second user are connected in the graph
>structure
>through a series of edges and nodes that comprises an unauthorized
>node.
>
>
>[1] http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/249229
>[2]
>http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.htm&r=4&p=1&f=G&l=50&d=PTXT&S1=((%22facebook%22.ASNM.)+AND+%40PD%3E%3D20150804%3C%3D20151231)&OS=AN/%22facebook%22+AND+ISD/8/4/2015-%3E12/31/2015&RS=(AN/%22facebook%22+AND+ISD/20150804-%3E20151231)

I haven't read this, but from the subject it looks like information about a patent.

It is extremely bad practice to send people unsolicited information about a patent.    

I'll dig up the explanation and see if we can delete this from the archives later.

      - Sandro
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