Re: cr> Ratings are a reality


Sender: Bill W Smith Jr <•••@••.•••>

At 06:22 PM 3/21/96 -0800, you wrote:
>In their hope to avoid government censorship, companies that depend on
>the Internet for business have been crafting a rating system for the
>Web.  So far, it is not clear how much the system depends on each
>site's willingness to rate itself, versus having some third party do
>the rating.  But Microsoft proudly announced that Internet Explorer
>comes already with ratings for 7000 sites that some people would find

Um... I have had every version of MSIE from the 1.0 for 95 to the 1.5 beta
for Win3.1x to the 3.0 Alpha for 95 and NONE of them INCLUDING 3.0Alpha have
ANYTHING about perental control or site exclusion lists.

They must have been announcing what they plan to do as if they had already
done it.

Bill W Smith Jr <•••@••.•••>            
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