Government reveals proposals for new music video age rating measures


The Department for Media, Culture and Sport has published draft regulations concerning new age ratings on video content.

The report also mentions potential voluntary measures for online music videos, which have drawn fierce debate this year over their ‘increasingly’ sexual nature and how children access them.

In a consultation with the DCMS over Video Recordings Act exemptions, 23 organisations, one business and three individuals voted to lower the existing statutory thresholds for exemption for music, sport and educational and religious ...

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