US Patent No. 10,169,548


Patent No. 10,169,548
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title Image Obfuscation
Inventorship Kelley L. Anders, East New Market, MD (US)
Paul R. Bastide, Boxford, MA (US)
Stacy M. Cannon, Apex, NC (US)
Trudy L. Hewitt, Cary, NC (US)
Assignee International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,169,548

1. A method for managing image obfuscation comprising:receiving, by the computer, an image file uploaded to a social networking site;
identifying at least two portions of the image file that match at least one criteria of a plurality of obfuscation methods;
dividing the image file into a plurality of regions based on the at least two portions; and
executing, simultaneously, each obfuscation method to a corresponding region of the plurality of regions based on the corresponding region matching the at least one criteria of the plurality of obfuscation methods.