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AT&T is Seeking a Patent for a Bitcoin-Powered Server

AT&T is Seeking a Patent for a Bitcoin-Powered Server

US telecom giant AT&T is seeking a patent for a kind of home subscriber server that utilizes a blockchain. The application , filed on 6th April and published on 6th October, outlines a “decentralized and distributed secure home subscriber server device”. It was filed by Roger Piqueras Jover and Joshua Lackey, both of whom worked as researchers at AT&T before being hired as security architects for Bloomberg LP. A home subscriber server performs authentication and media delivery functions for those who, for example, have a television subscription. According to the application, AT&T wants to boost the security of these multimedia delivery networks by distributing the nodes that store and transmit the information – that’s where the blockchain comes in. AT&T is seeking to patent both the proposed device itself as well as the method of using it. Perhaps both notably, the applica...

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