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Restriction strategies on extraneous domain inline embedded objects in HTML Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014686D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

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Disclosed is a system, method and program for Web browser security improvement, download speed enhancement, copyright adherence, and privacy strategies on advertisement viewing. This is achieved by restriction strategies on extraneous domain inline embedded objects in HTML. The solution improves download speed, security, copyright adherence, and can restrict privacy violating advertisements if needed. This is achieved by a method that creates a feature in Web browsers that disables downloading of embedded objects that come from outside the domain of the parent HTML page. The system is best described via an example. Consider the following steps: 1. User downloads the following Web page: Consider that has the following embedded linked in-line data: embedded link A: [a Dadvertiser advertisement] embedded link B: [the Ibmimes logo]