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1. (WO2018202768) PRE-ENTITLEMENT ENFORCEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/202768    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/061332
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: H04N 21/266
H04N 21/418
H04N 21/4623
H04N 21/6334
H04N 7/167
Applicants: NAGRAVISION SA
Inventors: HUNACEK, Didier
FISCHER, Jean-Bernard
Title: PRE-ENTITLEMENT ENFORCEMENT
Abstract:
A method of transmitting entitlement messages to content consumption devices in a access control system, the method comprising periodically transmitting entitlement messages to content consumption devices in a access control system and periodically extending an expiry time comprised in the entitlement messages. The entitlement messages comprise indicator data indicating to the content consumption devices that subsequent entitlement messages loaded into a content consumption device after a first entitlement message is loaded into the content consumption device shall not be used by the content consumption device to access protected media content.