Mainichi reports that Hyogo prefecture is to run a 5 days boot camp for smartphone addicted children in August. Kids are still allowed to bring their smartphone, but they are kept in one place, and only be usable between 30 to 60 minutes at night when kids can not stand.
Jiji reported [J] that Japan’s National Police Agency is planning to send secret agents to 1,500 cellphone shops nationwide, to check if shop clerks ask a customer who will use the cellphone, and if s/he says it is for their children, then if they introduce kids filtering service and explain what bad things could happen… Continue reading Undercover Cops Dispatched To 1,500 Cellphone Shops To Check If They Explain Kids Filtering Service
A police leak about child prostitution over non-dating websites includes statistics that implies self-regulation of big mobile web companies are not working as expected, Mainichi reported [J]. In 2009, 1,136 minors under the age 18 were involved by violence of ordinance on juvenile protection, the law banning child prostitution and child pornography. 716 of them,… Continue reading 7 Out Of Top 10 Mobile Sites Used For Child Prostitution Ensured By The Self-Regulating Organization EMA
A Japanese blogger @ueblog presented his 7-month-old daughter, who is enthralled by typing notebook keyboard, a specially programmed twitter client Rukotter in programming language Python with wxPython. Video is here, Her twitter account is @ruko_ueblog. The client is well considered for infants, runs on full screen when typing exceeds a certain number of letters, automatically… Continue reading 7-Month-Old Infant Tweets On Custom Twitter App