[Explanation] In recent years, the proportion of minors exposed to short videos has been increasing.

According to the “Study on the Use of Short Videos for Minors and Adolescents”, 70.8% of the interviewed minors have used short videos and live broadcast software.

At the same time, some short videos have unfavorable orientation such as pornography, violence, and live broadcasts that induce recharges and rewards, which have also aroused social concern.

The newly revised "Minor Protection Law" will come into effect on June 1. How will it further regulate video and live broadcast platforms?

Recently, industry insiders have interpreted this.

  [Explanation] Regarding the badly-oriented content of the video platform, the law does not clearly stipulate that the platform has the responsibility to remove the problematic video and report it, and there are corresponding penalties for the video platform that violates the rules.

  [Concurrent] Gong Kaixi, Assistant Judge, Criminal Division (Juvenile Case Division), Haidian District People's Court

  First of all, the law does not clearly stipulate that if the platform finds that users publish or disseminate information that endangers the physical and mental health of minors, it shall immediately stop the transmission, and adopt methods such as disconnecting the link and blocking, and it shall save the relevant information in a timely manner. Report from the public security or network information department.

  [Explanation] The newly revised non-protection law adds a special chapter on "Internet protection", which mentions that online game, online live broadcast, online audio and video, online social networking and other online service providers should set up corresponding services for minors using their services For functions such as time management, authority management, and consumption management, it is also proposed that webcast service providers shall not provide webcast publisher account registration services for minors under the age of 16.

The reporter is also concerned that before the implementation of the new law, some video platforms have further optimized the "youth protection model."

According to industry insiders, the newly revised non-insurance law imposes higher requirements on operating companies in terms of the system.

  [Concurrent] Tong Lihua, Director of Beijing Youth Legal Aid and Research Center

  Not only short video platforms, including live streaming, including online games, it is clearly stated that as long as the service is underage, there must be special settings in terms of time, including consumption, and permissions, which puts forward higher requirements for enterprises. In other words, the law puts forward clear requirements that if Internet companies violate these rules, they may have to pay a price.

  [Explanation] The revised unprotected law finally grows "teeth" and has made a big breakthrough in operability. Tong Lihua said that its legal responsibilities are very specific, which helps the law to be effective in its implementation. Landing.

  [Concurrent] Tong Lihua, Director of Beijing Youth Legal Aid and Research Center

  For example, there is only one legal liability in the special chapter on network protection, but if you want to see it, if you have no illegal income or the illegal income is relatively low, you may be fined 100,000 yuan up to 1 million yuan, but if your The illegal income exceeds 1 million, which is a fine of more than 1 time and less than 10 times. In severe cases, your license will be revoked. Therefore, the uninsured law is very specific and strict in the legal liability section. This guarantees that this law will be updated in the future Land effectively.

  (Reporting by reporter Shan Lu and Lang Jiahui in Beijing)

Editor in charge: 【Luo Pan】