Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS)


Subject:
Internet , Social Issues , Web Design and Management , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Censoring & Filtering , Censorship , Metadata , Privacy

Description:
An infrastructure for associating labels (metadata) with Internet content. "It was originally designed to help parents and teachers control what children access on the Internet, but it also facilitates other uses for labels, including code signing, privacy," and intellectual property rights management. From the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Creator:
Fallon, Henri

Publisher:
W3C

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.w3.org/PICS/


PID= res:lii-6858