EU To Vote On Rules To Protect Kids Against Online Gaming Harm

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It follows the publication of a report calling for better parental control tools.

MEPs are voting on new rules aimed at ensuring kids are better protected against the possible harms of online video gaming.

It follows the publication of a report calling for better parental control tools.

Developers are also being asked to avoid manipulative game design that can lead to addiction, isolation and cyber-harassment.

Midlands-North-West MEP, Colm Markey, wants more to be done to regulate so called ‘loot boxes’ or virtual items bought online with real-world money.

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