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Regulatory Framework - Protection of minors

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The development of audiovisual media services in the EU must go hand in hand with the protection of the general interests of all European citizens - including the most vulnerable.

The Audiovisual Media Services Directive contains specific rules to protect minors.

The Audiovisual Media Services directive also protects minors from inappropriate on-demand media audiovisual services.

These rules are supplemented by the 1998 and 2006 Recommendations on the protection of minors and human dignity

The Safer Internet Programme promotes safer use of the Internet and new online technologies, particularly for children.

The Commission has also published a specific communication on video games.


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dartthe protection of minors in AVMSD

dartthe Recommendations on the Protection of Minors and Human Dignity

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