US Patent No. 10,659,539

INDEPENDENT INTERNET CONNECTION GENERATION


Patent No. 10,659,539
Issue Date May 19, 2020
Title Independent Internet Connection Generation
Inventorship Tao Liu, Beijing (CN)
Han Yang Xu, Shanghai (CN)
Xiao Yun Xu, Beijing (CN)
Jun Feng Yuan, Beijing (CN)
Assignee International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,659,539

1. An automated Internet connection method comprising:receiving, by a processor of a server from a first communication hardware device of a first user, a first telephone number and a first Internet protocol (IP) address associated with said first communication hardware device, wherein said first communication hardware device is communicatively connected to a second communication hardware device of a second user;
receiving, by said processor from said second communication hardware device, a second telephone number and a second Internet protocol (IP) address associated with said second communication hardware device, wherein said first communication hardware device is communicatively connected to said second communication hardware device via a telecommunications link;
receiving, by said processor from said first user via said first communication hardware device, a request for connecting said first communication hardware device to said second communication hardware device via an Internet connection, wherein said request comprises said first telephone number and said second telephone number, wherein said second telephone number is registered with said server;
transmitting, by said processor to said second communication hardware device in response to determining that said second communication hardware device is currently communicatively connected to said first communication hardware device, said request, wherein said second user approves said request via said second communication device;
automatically transmitting to said first communication device, by said processor based on said second user approving said request, said second IP address;
generating, by said processor via said first IP address and said second IP address, a secure private ad-hoc Internet link between said first communication hardware device and said second communication hardware device;
disconnecting, by said processor, said second communication hardware device from said first communication hardware device via said secure private ad-hoc Internet link such that said first communication hardware device is unable to reconnect to said second communication hardware device via said secure private ad-hoc Internet link;
receiving, by said processor from said first communication hardware device and said second communication hardware device, a removal request for removing said first telephone number, said first IP address, said second telephone number, and said second IP address from said server; and
automatically deleting, by said processor in response to said receiving said removal request, said first telephone number, said first IP address, said second telephone number, and said second IP address from said server.