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Self-Regulation


Instrument of self-regulation

Title:
Code of conduct for mobile phone operators in Germany for the protection of minors
Entry into force:
01.06.2005
Type of document:
Code of Conduct
Geographical scope:
Germany
Content-related scope:
mobile
Related areas:
youth protection

The aim of the Code of Conduct of Mobile Phone Service Providers in Germany for the Protection of Minors Using Mobile Phones is to raise the awareness of parents and other legal guardians for a responsible use of mobile media and to show them the opportunities of efficient youth protection.

It describes the common standards of youth protection, referring to the Protection of Young Persons Act (Jugendschutzgesetz, JuSchG) and the Interstate Treaty on the protection of minors (Jugendmedienschutz-Staatsvertrag, JMStV) in following areas:

  • impermissible or pornographic contents or other youth endangering contents or contents which can interfere the development of minors in any form,
  • advertisement for such contents,
  • chat rooms,
  • games and videos on mobile phones.


Get more information from this website:
http://www.fsm.de/voluntary-commitments/mobile-communications


Available on the website since April 30, 2008