Platform for Internet Content Selection


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Platform for Internet Content Selection

(World-Wide Web)
(PICS) A standard for meta-data associated with World-Wide Web content, originally designed to help parents and teachers control what children access on the Internet, but also used for code signing and privacy. The PICS platform is one on which other rating services and filtering software have been built.

http://w3.org/PIC).
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DynaBLocator uses the Cobion technology to locate content in the racism, pornography, sports and online shopping categories, while the Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS), various methods of text analysis and localized content rating systems provide multi-layer protection in other categories.
We are excited to demonstrate a leadership position in continuing to develop and deploy the Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) standard," said Michael Sears, general manager of SurfWatch and a vice president of Spyglass, Inc.
The Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) is a set of technical specifications for the format of labels that describe materials on the Internet.

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