US Patent No: 7,689,510

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Methods and system for use in network management of content

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The present embodiments provide methods, systems and apparatuses for use in managing content on at least a local network. Some embodiments provide a method for use in distributing content that receives a request to deliver premium content over a distributed network; identifies a location relative to where the request is made; determines whether there is a first additional content associated with the location; adds the first additional content to the requested premium content when there is the first additional content associated with the location; and distributes the requested premium content and the first additional content according to the request.

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SONIC SOLUTIONS LLCSANTA CLARA, CA42

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Collart, Todd R Los Altos, CA 52 2176
Gewickey, Gregory I Fountain Hills, AZ 7 891
Lamkin, Allan B San Diego, CA 41 1756

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