Yokohama-shi works on "consumers damage prevention of elderly person" in cooperation with NTT DOCOMO, KDDI, SoftBank!
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Yokohama-shi with NTT DOCOMO, KDDI, SoftBank
We cooperate and work on "consumers damage prevention of elderly person"!
Yokohama-shi distributes "help card" (smartphone version) which contact information of Yokohama-shi consumer life synthesis center was listed in in cooperation with NTT DOCOMO Inc., KDDI Corporation, Softbank Corporation (we say "carrier" as follows.) and works on consumers damage before the fact prevention of elderly person.
In late years, among consultation sent to Yokohama-shi consumer life synthesis center, consultation about (digital content) such as unfair request of adult site or dating site occupies the first place in all generations except 80s. Particularly, consultation about one-click request "that it is connected to adult site during operation such as smartphones without intending, and request screen of registration rate is displayed, and the same screen appears even if we put out even if we put out." does not cut off the back. In addition, we contact company, and example that has paid amount asked is put by jitters and confusion without being able to make a calm decision in elderly person who is not used to the use of smartphone when we have fallen into such situation though unfamiliar.
We aimed at improving such situation even a little and we got understanding of carrier which sold smartphone and cooperation and progressed to wrestle in "consumers damage prevention of elderly person".
Is going to distribute distribution start <sequentially from the middle of September, 2017; the number of sheets: 70,000 pieces (a year)＞
In city store of carrier, please distribute "help card" (smartphone version) for "person resident in the city that purchased smartphone newly 65 years or older".
■ When request screen was displayed by screens such as smartphones…
Even if screen of claim is displayed suddenly, you pay money, and please do not connect with contact information displayed by screen. You can confirm deletion method of request screen with "case having you talk well" of Yokohama-shi consumer life synthesis center homepage (https://www.yokohama-consumer.or.jp/).