BBC: Child monitoring app pulled in S Korea

Tue, 2015-11-03 16:56

BBC News: Child monitoring app pulled in S Korea

“Smart Sheriff, a popular app in South Korea for monitoring children’s online activities has been pulled. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) has removed it from the Google Play store and is advising existing users to find alternatives. South Korea mandated in April that all children’s phones must be monitored. However, the regulator said the decision to suspend the app had been made prior to the release of a damning report about its security.”

Read the BBC story here.