Patent Number: 8,793,313

Title: Systems, methods and media for distributing peer-to-peer communications

Abstract: Systems and methods for distributing peer-to-peer communications are provided herein. Exemplary methods may include masking identification of two or more client nodes on a communications channel of a peer-to-peer communications network by directing peer-to-peer communications of the two or more client nodes through a proxy node, the proxy node including a disinterested client node relative to the two or more client nodes, the disinterested client node providing network resources to the peer-to-peer communications network.

Inventors: Kern; Mark (Aliso Viejo, CA), Culhane; Sean (Richmond Hill, CA), Hoffman; Don (Portland, OR)

Assignee: Red 5 Studios, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018