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Method and system for media content license sharing in social networking site

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236509D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 76K

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Abstract

Disclosed are a method and system by which, once any video is published to a social networking site or uploaded to a public video portal, the software installed in the video portal or in the social networking site can highlight the one or more video sections where the publishing, viewing, or listening license is not available for the user. The user can then purchase an online license and share the license with a social networking friend.

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Method and system for media content license sharing in social networking site

Often, people upload media content without having the appropriate license or it. It can be entire video section, one or more sections of video, it can be only audio of the video file, etc. After publishing the content on a social networking site or uploading the video on a video portal, the service installed in the video portal or in social networking site can block the published video or video section.

Thus there needs to be a mechanism by which user can share the license of the media content in social networking site.

The novel contribution is a method and system by which, once any video is published to a social networking site or uploaded to a public video portal, the software installed in the video portal or in the social networking site can highlight the one or more video sections where the publishing, viewing, or listening license is not available for the user. The user can then purchase an online license and share the license with a social networking friend.

Figure 1: The use of publishing one video to a social networking site or uploading it to a video portal. Accordingly, the social networking site or video portal is highlighting the one or more video sections where the user does not have sharing, viewing, publishing or listening license. Appropriate color code can be mentioned for different types of license.

Figure 2: While publishing the video, the software installed in the social networking or video portal highlights the video sections for which the user does not have...