South Korea’s official media regulator met Andy O’Connell, vice president of product policy and strategy at Meta Platforms, Inc. to discuss ways to enhance user protection on the metaverse. The purpose of the cooperation will be active in the prevention of crime on this platform.
According to reports in the local media, O’Connell and Meta (formerly known as Facebook Inc.) were encouraged to work together on safety in developing virtual platforms like the metaverse by Ahn Hyoung-hwan, the vice chairman of the Korea Communications Commission (KCC).
It is known that this interview was conducted at the request of Meta. Heo Uk-meh, vice president in charge of foreign policy of the Korea branch, who visited the Korea Communications Commission with O’Connell said:
“We had a general discussion (reaction to harmful information, etc.). interview itself. “
According to the Korea Communications Commission, during the meeting on the same day, Vice Chairman Ahn introduced the Korea Commission’s digital platform user protection policy, such as the transparency of the platform algorithm. digital platform, preventing the spread of illegal and confidential information. security of new services like Metaverse and require Meta’s cooperation.
In response, Vice President O’Connell is said to have explained the company’s efforts to create a safe environment for the use of SNS and Metaverse services.
“As the number of Korean users using the diverse and innovative services of global companies increases, please cooperate more further to prevent the spread of illegal information and online digital sex crime videos Korea Communications Commission is promoting.”Vice President Ahn said
Ahn and O’Connell also talked about algorithm transparency on digital platforms and stopping the spread of unlawful material.
Virtual reality (VR) technology supports Horizon Worlds, a metaverse platform run by Meta that is accessible to users in North America and some regions of Europe.
There have been reports of users experiencing sexual assault on Horizon Worlds, which has prompted Meta to adopt a personal boundary system which sets a four-foot distance between a user’s avatar and others with the exception of designated friends.
The Korea Communications Commission established a committee earlier this year to forbid such conduct as South Korea battles the existence of sexual predators on the metaverse.
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