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Intel Assigned Patent for Privacy Control for Wireless Devices
[January 10, 2013]

Intel Assigned Patent for Privacy Control for Wireless Devices

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 10 -- Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,351,354) developed by Nimrod Diamant, Kfar Saba, Israel, David Gordon, Tel Aviv, Israel, and Benjamin Getz, Ramat Ha-Sharon, Israel, for a "privacy control for wireless devices." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "According to various embodiments, a computer-implemented method is disclosed that includes receiving, at a wireless adaptor of a device, a wireless data packet from an access point (AP), wherein the wireless data packet includes a Basic Service Set Identifier (BSSID) of the AP; changing the BSSID of the received data packet by a processor or hardware to produce a modified wireless data packet; and transmitting the modified wireless data packet to an application on the device." The patent application was filed on Sept. 30, 2010 (12/895,352). The full-text of the patent can be found at Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=83,51,354.PN.&OS=PN/83,51,354&RS=PN/83,51,354 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

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