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Chinese parents trying to set screen limits get new ally: The government

By Lily Kuo

03 Aug 2023 · 4 min read

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  1. China's internet regulator has proposed rules to limit the amount of time children and teenagers spend online. They would require smartphone makers, apps, and app stores to offer a "minor mode" that restricts usage.

The Chinese government has taken on what may be its most formidable task yet: separating teenagers from their smartphones.

China's internet regulator has proposed rules that would help parents limit the amount of time their children spend online by requiring smartphone makers, apps and app stores to offer a "minor mode" that restricts usage.

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