draconian: laws or rules that are very strict and unfair
Chinese Law Restricts Video Gamers To 3 Hours A Week
The Chinese government announced new laws in 2021 for video gamers. People under 18 can play for only three hours per week. The government has said that online gaming harms young people’s physical and mental health. The new laws do not punish children. Instead, they force online game companies to track and limit their customer’s usage. While some think the laws are draconian others say they are necessary. According to a government report, 6% of teenagers were playing 40 hours per week.
1. Some countries have draconian laws against drug possession, with offenders facing long prison sentences or even the death penalty.
2. The government’s response to the pandemic has been seen by some as draconian, with strict lockdowns and curfews in place.
3. The company’s draconian policy prohibits employees from having visible tattoos, piercings or facial hair.