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What with all the content outlets, Net technology, and information systems Microsoft owns and distributes, it naturally wants the ability to rate the content it produces. Thus the Recreational Software Advisory Council on the Internet (RSACi). Founded in 1994 as a sort of “parental advisory” sticker for home software, RSAC took on the Internet as well in 1996, with funding from Microsoft and other industry heavyweights. The RSACi ratings standard, a 0-5 scale for sex, violence, and adult language, is backed by companies Microsoft courts, such as PointCast, Disney, USWeb, and others.

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