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The supervision organization said there were defects in the supervision of minors in the app store

2021-08-31 21:58:37 TechWeb

【TechWeb】8 month 26 Daily news , According to foreign media reports , Non profit supervisory organizations “Campaign for Accountability” A report was released today , Revealed the apple App Store Of child safety measures “ Major defects ”, Make it easy for minors to access adult content , Such as pornography and gambling .

The group said , They set up a simulation 14 Year old user Apple ID, And use it in App Store Download and test 75 individual App, Involving multiple adult types . Although these applications are App Store Are marked as 17+, But the survey found that minor users can easily avoid the age restrictions of these applications . The application just pops up a message , Ask users to confirm that they have exceeded 17 year , If the test user claims to be , Then the application can still be downloaded , And usually no further inspection is required .

The survey also claimed that apple and many App In terms of blocking underage users “ It's basically a mutual shirking of responsibility ”.Campaign for Accountability Cooper Smith, executive director of the organization (Michelle Kuppersmith) Express :“ Apple claims that it is right App Store The creator maintains strict control , To protect users from harmful content , But it doesn't even provide the most obvious measures to protect .”

Apple says there will be iOS and iPadOS The built-in parental control function allows parents to control their children to download App, See how much time your child spends on specific apps and websites every day , However, this requires manually activating the home control function on the child's mobile phone .

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