France passes juvenile video management act

With the continuous popularity of video network media, more and more minors appear in the network video, but how to protect the legitimate rights and interests of minors has been a vacancy in legislation. Recently, the French national assembly has passed the juvenile video management act, which establishes a regulatory framework for minors in the field of Internet video. < / P > < p > the act stipulates that if a video of a minor is proved to be of the nature of work, then they must be protected by the law relating to minors’ performing and modeling work. The parents must obtain the relevant permission or report. < / P > < p > in addition, the bill has strict regulations on children’s working hours. For example, children aged 6 to 11 work up to five days a week, three hours a day. In terms of income, parents must deposit a part of their income in a designated bank in France. If parents do not comply with the relevant regulations, they will be punished. < / P > < p > the bill also requires video platforms to take relevant responsibilities. Video platform needs to work with social organizations to crack down on the commercial behavior of illegal use of minors’ video. The bill also emphasizes that when minors request video platforms to delete content, they must permanently delete them without parental consent. At present, the French parliament has passed this bill. The bill will come into force when signed by the president. In April 2021, the bill will officially enter the implementation phase. Bruno Stuart, member of the French National Assembly: this bill is to ensure that when our children or grandchildren watch these videos on the video platform, the children’s interests behind the screen can be protected. This includes the right to decide, the right to rest, the right to education, and the right to receive their own creative income when they are adults. Focus