The IT Association Bitkom holds anything from a Smartphone-the prohibition for children under 14 years of age.

“the bans are not a response to the digitization,” said Bitkom managing Director Bernhard Rohleder. It comes from the Internet expert in the Advisory Council of the misuse of the Federal government, Julia von Weiler officer. “Who wants a black-and-thinks-and-white and mobile phones ban, makes it easy,” said rawhide to the “Handelsblatt”.

the hamlet was made for a Smartphone ban for children under 14 strongly, because of 9 – looking up 11-Year-old pornographic images or Masturbation videos of peers common.

“perpetrators and victims are getting younger and younger,” said the managing Director of the Association “Innocence in Danger” in the Newspapers of the Funke media group (Friday). “So, how do we protect children from alcohol or other drugs, should we also protect you from the risks of a too-early use of smartphones,” she said. Also, police investigators to observe the Trend of the hamlet describes: “The number of Ads in this area has increased significantly in recent years,” said Judith Dobbrow from the Landeskriminalamt (LKA) in Berlin. The investigators are now on average every two weeks in a school, where such a display. “Since every child has a Smartphone, the suspects keep getting younger.”

Of hamlet prohibition proposal, commenting on the abuse Commissioner of the German government, Johannes-Wilhelm Rörig, thus: “A statutory age limit for Smartphones might be a quick and supposedly simple solution.” You did not resolve the basic problem of the lack of protection in the network, said Rörig the Newspapers of the Funke media group.

Bitkom-chief Executive Bernhard Rohleder pointed out that almost 90 percent of all 13-Year-old used today is a Smartphone. They used it mainly for communication with friends and family (86 percent), games (84 percent), as well as to the Research of information (36 percent), rawhide. Children and young people should learn from his point of view at an early stage, to be responsible with cell phones deal and to move safely, competently and confidently in the digital world. “In the same way as read and Write to media and Digital literacy in schools should be taught”, said the Bitkom managing Director.