In South Korea banned the sale of “selfistikov” – devices for remote self-portraits




In recent years, the tourists who make “self” is not just a smartphone, and a special device – a long telescopic monopod with attachment for the phone at the end – you can see all over the world, wherever they get the modern traveler. But probably in South Korea users with a device will not be much. The fact that the authorities have imposed a ban on them.


The popularity of devices such as Selfie Stick due to their wide possibilities: users in addition to creating “sebyashek” can shoot something in a crowd, taking pictures on the phone with “difficult” angles, such as height or from the balcony, make spectacular “taymlapsy.” Well, of course, with their help, convenient self-portraits. The shutter is activated on your phone using the Bluetooth-connection.

In South Korea, decided that the telescopic device for filming are classified communications equipment (because of the wireless module), but because they must undergo appropriate tests and receive certificates. Without it, these devices will not be allowed on the market. Sellers of these devices now faces a fine of $ 25 000 or up to three years in prison.

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