Patents by Inventor RICHARD D. THWAITES

RICHARD D. THWAITES has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20100058446
    Abstract: A method and apparatus support defining user monitoring and restriction parameters; restricting usage in accordance with the restriction parameters; and reporting usage. More specifically, access to web sites is blocked if listed as a blocked site or if usage of a web site or web site category has exceeded a specified daily limit. The system specifically supports generation of displays to allow an administrator to select usage by web site or category in relation to the day of the week. Further, the administrator can define categories by specific web addresses and can specify search terms and associated blocking logic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010