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Instrument of self-regulation

Code of Conduct of Chat Providers in the FSM
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Type of document:
Sub-Code of Conduct
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youth protection

The aim of this Code of Conduct of Chat Providers is to improve youth protection in chat rooms in Germany. This Sub-Code of Conduct is an expression of the awareness and voluntary engagement of the commercial providers of chat rooms gathered in the Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Providers FSM e.V. The Code of Conduct is solely applicable for German chat providers and for internationally active companies within their German chat offers. It constitutes a final agreement for chats.

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Available on the website since June 12, 2008