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Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry

Inquiry

The inquiry will examine the development of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, and the potential impact these could have in the worlds of sport, entertainment and news. The inquiry will also look at how the addictive nature of some technologies can affect users’ engagement with gaming and social media, particularly amongst younger people.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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15th Report - Immersive and addictive technologies
Inquiry Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry
HC 1846
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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22 July 2019
Inquiry Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry
Witnesses Neil McArthur, Chief Executive, and Brad Enright, Programme Director, Gambling Commission.
Oral Evidence
2 July 2019
Inquiry Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry
Witnesses Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, and Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy), Information Commissioner’s Office; Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries (at 11.30am).
Oral Evidence
26 June 2019
Inquiry Immersive and addictive technologies inquiry
Witnesses Alex Dale, Senior Vice President, Head of Portfolio and New Games, and Adam Mitton, Vice President for Legal, King; Chester King, Chief Executive, British Esports Association, Ian Rice, Director General, Video Standards Council, Dr Jo Twist OBE, Chief Executive, Ukie, and Dr Richard Wilson OBE, Chief Executive, TIGA (at 4.00pm).
Oral Evidence
Facebook (IMM0148)
YouTube supplementary (IMM0144)
Epic Games supplementary (IMM0145)

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