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Proposal:Wikipedia rating system for registered users

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A rating system that protect young children from harmful articles on Wikipedia that he is not old or mature enough to understand


Create a rating system and have the parent of the young user (with the registered account) block out article above a certain rating.


  • Family (G)
  • 8+ (PG)
  • 14+ (PG)
  • 18+ (R)


We need young children to learn on Wikipedia but also to keep them safe

Key Questions

  • How do we protect our children from harmful articles about war, violence, crime, and other bad things in our world?
  • How can parents protect their minor children who have a registered account on Wikipedia?

Potential Costs

Time for the people to devise categories for the rating system and a blocking code to prevent children from seeing articles above a certain rating.


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