China restricts computer gaming among young people


Published 2 September 2021 at 14.55

Abroad. China tightens its previous rules from 2019, which limited young people's computer games to three hours a day. Now gambling is only allowed between 20.00 and 21.00 the night before a holiday or Saturday, writes BBC.

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China already has a control system in place that will now be expanded with face reading to prevent young people from circumventing the restrictions by borrowing adults' ID cards.

Young people's computer games have worried both parents and the Chinese government, which feared that China's youth would develop in a direction similar to that of Japan. Between 2000 and 2014, the sale and import of gaming consoles in China was banned, and some parents sent their children to summer camps for computer game addiction. authorities.

In the regime-loyal newspaper Folkets dagblad, nationalist Li Guangman calls for a “radical revolution” for global financiers' access to young people.

“Financial markets should no longer be a paradise for newly rich capitalists , the cultural offer is no longer a heaven for androgynous boy stars and the news and opinion dissemination is no longer a single long worship of Western culture “, he writes in a chronicle that has been widely circulated.