Net Moves Toward Self-Regulation of Content (Dec 2001)

September, 2002


Website operators are constantly faced with a myriad of content regulation issues in the conduct of their business. One key issue has been whether the industry will yield to external, governmental regulation, or if it will devise a means of self-regulation. Approximately a year ago, a not-for-profit organization based in the U.K. announced a refined version of its Internet rating system, designed to help identify website content in a behind-the-scenes manner.