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More protection for children on the internet

STRASBOURG – Children receive better protection against harmful content on the internet. Platforms like Netflix and YouTube will be obliged to minors as much as possible screens of haatboodschappen, violence and pornography. They have a message to take immediate action.

Children gain better protection against harmful content on the internet.

A large majority of the European Parliament voted Tuesday in this adaptation of the rules. Commercials and teleshopping around children’s programmes to be curtailed, even on tv. Further is it mandatory for online providers like Netflix to ensure that at least 30 percent of their supply of European origin.

In addition, it is possible at peak hours, more advertising to show on tv. Spread across the evening can be up to 20% of the time the advertisements are broadcast. Now is that still per hour.

The member states have 21 months to the directive in legislation to pour.

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