Mar 14, 2019

Netflix to set own official UK age ratings under BBFC system

Netflix is to set the official UK age ratings for its own films and shows using a new algorithm that will mean its entire catalogue has a rating. Netflix will become the first company to determine ratings that will be given the BBFC seal of approval. "A BBFC spokeswoman said:"This is the first time that the BBFC have collaborated with a content provider and put together a scheme that will eventually mean that they will rate their own content. It said it wants 100% of films and programmes on Netflix to have BBFC ratings and for the system to be extended to other streaming services. The BBFC has also published a set of guidelines for streaming and gaming platforms to achieve "Greater and more consistent use of trusted age ratings online".

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