China to strengthen online content regulations, ban distribution of AI, VR based 'fake news'

Monday 2 December 2019 | 08:38 CET | News
Chinese regulators have announced new rules governing video and audio content online, including a ban on the publishing and distribution of "fake news" created with technologies such as AI and VR, Reuters reports. According to the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), any use of AI or VR must be clearly marked. Failure to follow these rules could be considered a criminal offense, the CAC added. The new rules are effective 1 January 2020.

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