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Re: What is the PICS labels for a site targeting to people over 16 years old?

From: Eduardo Lima Martinez <eduardolima@codecweb.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 23:21:50 -0600
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Dan, Phil

Thanks for the help. I have been very enlightening. I will investigate
about RDF / Powder. They seem very interesting technologies.

Thanks again !!!

Eduardo


2011/2/9 Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>:
> Dan,
>
> Thanks for answering this so comprehensively and for including me. I can't
> add anything useful to it at all.
>
> Eduardo - there really isn't any advantage in adding labels, whether in PICS
> or POWDER, for child protection purposes. All the filters that people
> actually use work well without using labels at all. It's an idea that has
> long had its day. If interested, see [1, 2]
>
> Everyone - I do worry that POWDER is always associated with this. I tried so
> hard for it not to be. I'm hoping a paper that one of the guys at NCSR
> Demokritos wrote (that I added just enough to to add my name to as well)
> will be accepted for ESWC. It talks about how they've used POWDER to
> significantly increase query performance in Sesame. That's more like a
> proper, long-term use for it in my view!
>
> Phil
>
> [1] http://philarcher.org/diary/html5-pc/
> [2] http://philarcher.org/icra/ICRAfail.pdf
>
> On 09/02/2011 10:50, Dan Brickley wrote:
>>
>> On 9 February 2011 09:20, Eduardo Lima Martinez
>> <eduardolima@codecweb.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> I'm building a website for people over 16 years of age. This not is a
>>> porn site, but shows raw images ("curcus pretty girls doing ugly
>>> things") not suitable for kids...
>>>
>>> http://www.circusdivas.com/
>>>
>>> What are the correct PICS labels for this site?. I do not read/write
>>> correctly the english language.
>>>
>>> I do not understand the terms of HTTP headers "Protocol: {...}" and
>>> "PICS-Label: (...)"
>>>
>>> Can you guide me? Can you show me a sample site that has the correct
>>> PICS labels?
>>>
>>> Thank you very much !!!
>>
>> In 2011 PICS is largely obsolete technology.
>>
>> Most of the core functionality of PICS has been rebuilt around RDF
>> (see http://www.w3.org/RDF/ ) ...
>>
>> 1. Roughly PICS label schemes are now RDF Schemas (or more powerfully,
>> OWL Ontologies)
>> 2. PICS Label Bureaus are replaced by Web services that speak W3C's
>> SPARQL language for querying RDF - see
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/
>> 3. PICS' ability to make labels for all pages sharing a common URL
>> pattern is addressed by POWDER - see
>> http://www.w3.org/2007/powder/
>>
>> However, these RDF technologies are not (yet?) widely used for PICS
>> original use case.
>>
>> In the PICS world, RSACi ( see
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recreational_Software_Advisory_Council )
>> became ICRA ( see
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Content_Rating_Association ) who
>> became part of FOSI (http://www.fosi.org/icra/) and who no longer have
>> any activities in this technology area, or support for their older
>> work. So there is no direct modern successor to the RSACi/ICRA PICS
>> work to recommend to you.
>>
>> That said, perhaps eg. Internet Explorer still supports the old 1990s
>> work. Perhaps others can comment further?
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>>
>> Dan
>>
>
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