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Submission + - Akamai wins lawsuit to protect obvious patent 1

brandaman writes: Akamai, the largest CDN with about 70% market share, won it's lawsuit against Limelight Networks, second largest CDN, that asserted Limelight was infringing on Akamai's patent.

... . In accordance with the invention, however, a base HTML document portion of a Web page is served from the Content Provider's site while one or more embedded objects for the page are served from the hosting servers, preferably, those hosting servers near the client machine. By serving the base HTML document from the Content Provider's site, the Content Provider maintains control over the content.
This is not the first lawsuit Akamai has won regarding its patents [1] [2].

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