Method and system for controlling bandwidth on client and server

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7580972
APP PUB NO 20030177179A1
SERIAL NO

10317851

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A method and system for controlling bandwidth used to communicate between at least one client and a server. A history is accessed that includes information about communications between the at least one client and a server during a period of time. The history is employed to determine a send time at which a message could be sent without exceeding a bandwidth threshold. The bandwidth threshold indicates an upper limit for an amount of bandwidth allowed during a period of time to communicate between the at least one client and the server. A data structure is then modified to delay sending the message until at least the send time.

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VALVE CORPORATIONBELLEVUE, WA54

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Birum, Derrick Jason Duvall , US 12 569
Ellis, Richard Donald Carnation , US 10 493
Jones, Paul David Renton , US 10 485
Newcombe, Christopher Richard Kirkland , US 19 661

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