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Number: 725/28
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Access control or blocking > Of specific program (e.g., based on program rating)
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for controlling or restricting access to a particular programming event.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8713596 Method and system for blocking hazardous information Apr. 29, 2014
8712110 Identifying a characteristic of an individual utilizing facial recognition and providing a display for the individual Apr. 29, 2014
8707346 Method and apparatus for digital broadcasting service Apr. 22, 2014
8695028 Parental controls in a media network Apr. 8, 2014
8689250 Crowd sourced, content aware smarter television systems Apr. 1, 2014
8680965 Electronics antitheft authorizing unit Mar. 25, 2014
8683507 Method and apparatus for reproducing moving image according to parental level in user apparatus Mar. 25, 2014
8683508 System for interactively distributing information services using randomization Mar. 25, 2014
8677000 Methods and systems for restricting electronic content access based on guardian control decisions Mar. 18, 2014
8677463 System and method for managing multiple sub accounts within a subcriber main account in a data distribution system Mar. 18, 2014
8677402 Second display support of character set unsupported on playback device Mar. 18, 2014
8671434 Method and apparatus for supporting services via a set-top box Mar. 11, 2014
8667524 Digital television signal for receiving PSIP data, method of processing digital television signal, and digital television receiver Mar. 4, 2014
8661508 Parental controls for entertainment content Feb. 25, 2014
8656437 System for capture and selective playback of broadcast programs Feb. 18, 2014
8640158 Systems, methods, and products for presenting content Jan. 28, 2014
8635641 Method of performing parental control a channel and an IPTV receiver Jan. 21, 2014
8635642 Apparatus and method for parental control using V-Chip plus+ and master password Jan. 21, 2014
8635644 Signal processing apparatus and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8631428 System and method for displaying media usage Jan. 14, 2014
8631429 Apparatus and method for managing programs in a digital television Jan. 14, 2014
8613034 Signal processing apparatus and methods Dec. 17, 2013
8606085 Method and apparatus for replacement of audio data in recorded audio/video stream Dec. 10, 2013
8607264 Controlling access Dec. 10, 2013
8607287 Interactive media guidance system having multiple devices Dec. 10, 2013
8595793 System and method for user login to a multimedia system using a remote control Nov. 26, 2013
8595759 Information storage medium storing a plurality of titles, reproducing apparatus and method thereof Nov. 26, 2013
8595757 System and method of sharing media content Nov. 26, 2013
8589985 Imprint client statistical filtering Nov. 19, 2013
8589986 Method and aparatus for sharing internet assets or content URLs via a second display device Nov. 19, 2013
8584158 System and method for selective recording of information Nov. 12, 2013
8566868 Signal processing apparatus and methods Oct. 22, 2013
8566860 System and methods for advanced parental control Oct. 22, 2013
8560722 System and method to govern sensitive data exchange with mobile devices based on threshold sensitivity values Oct. 15, 2013
8561098 Methods and systems that motivate tuning to a transmission channel for a time period Oct. 15, 2013
8561102 Location specific video content retrieval enabling regional blackouts to be maintained Oct. 15, 2013
8549553 Customizing DVR functionality Oct. 1, 2013
8543093 Age-based control of content provided via a mobile communication terminal Sep. 24, 2013
8539555 Method and apparatus for authorization-dependent access to multimedia contents, and a system having the apparatus Sep. 17, 2013
8533860 Personalized digital media access system--PDMAS part II Sep. 10, 2013
8533751 Method and apparatus for parental control Sep. 10, 2013
8523667 Parental control settings based on body dimensions Sep. 3, 2013
8528019 Method and apparatus for audio/data/visual information Sep. 3, 2013
8528013 Method and apparatus for limiting access to programming in a switched digital video system Sep. 3, 2013
8522037 Motion-detecting device user authentication Aug. 27, 2013
8516530 Reducing the network load of event-triggered video Aug. 20, 2013
8516536 Method and system for internet censorship Aug. 20, 2013
8499257 Handles interactions for human--computer interface Jul. 30, 2013
8499318 Method and apparatus for programming blackout and retune Jul. 30, 2013
8499317 Mobile terminal and method of controlling a broadcast content display therein Jul. 30, 2013

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