platform for internet content selection

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Platform for Internet Content Selection definition

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(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/PICS).
(2001-03-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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