Secure Web Conference Corporation claims that Apple had infringed upon a patent that they are using in their FaceTime technology.Facetime is in fact offer secure peer to peer communication to all other devices over a network.This affect all Mac’s running on intel core i 5 or i7, and Mac OS version X 10.6.6 including iphone and ipad models having A7 and A8 processors with Os IOS 7.
Here is screenshot of patent filled by Secure Web Conference Corporation:-
The specific claim #29 noted in the formal complaint states the following: “A device for providing secure communications over a network comprising: a communication port for transfer of audio data; a plurality of communication ports for transfer of digital data; a keypad; an encoding/decoding device; a conversion device operable to convert between audio and digital data; a processor, in communication with a memory, said keypad and said encoding/decoding device, operable to execute code for: selecting a configuration of a transmission and a reception port from among said communication ports dependent upon the presence of a network communication device and an input/output device in communication with said selected ports; providing data received from said selected reception port to said encryption/decryption device for encrypting; and providing said encrypted data to said selected transmission port.”
This lawsuit presented on 18 September 2014 in the New York Eastern District Court.
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