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HTML Advertisement Filter Disclosure Number: IPCOM000030789D
Publication Date: 2004-Aug-26
Document File: 1 page(s) / 9K

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Kim Annon Ryal: INVENTOR


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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.
IPD Case #50T5829


HTML Advertisement Filter


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Kim Annon Ryal

Description of the Invention

Provide a concise technical description of your invention in the format outlined below on the following pages.

1: Explain the problems, issues or needs which led to the invention, and explain how others have addressed these problems, issues or needs.

Because I've been playing with Java and applets, I've been taking more notice of the advertisements embedded in the HTML pages for my favorite sites. This is especially true where I have dial-up internet, as they often take forever to load. It would be nice to be able to eliminate them in a fashion similar to pop-up advertisements.

2: Describe your invention in terms of how it solves the problems described in paragraph 1.

Specifically identify the new or novel features of your invention. Describe the construction and operation of the invention including drawings (flow charts, schematics, block diagrams, mechanical drawings, photographs, etc.) You may attach documentation in the form of letters, memos, engineering notebook pages, etc. if available, or you may use as many invention disclosure data sheets as necessary. Be sure each page is signed, dated and witnessed.

A simple filter would be embedded in the browser. This filter would recognize advertising (since most are label...