Wednesday, November 09, 2005
Mobile Content Rating System Adopted
From NY Times Carriers Adopt Content Rating for Cellphones
The nation's major cellular phone carriers said yesterday that they had adopted a content rating system for video, music, pictures and games that they sell to cellphone users - a development that could pave the way for them to begin selling pornography and sex-oriented content on mobile devices.
Initially, the carriers would classify content in two categories: general interest and restricted content deemed appropriate only for people over the age of 18