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January 2011

Cell Phones: Location Tracking and Sharing

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This tip sheet describes many location-based services used on cell phones and explains different ways that a cell phone's location can be tracked; describes the risks and benefits of location-based applications and services for cell phones; and addresses geotags and other files that phones keep that might be accessed by perpetrators to find out a victim's real-time or past locations.
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January 2011

Tech Top 10 Tips: Social Media Use by Survivors

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In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use by people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.
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January 2011

Sexting

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This short tip sheet defines sexting, highlights different forms of sexting, and discusses how sexting is relevant to anti-violence agencies, partnerships and communities.
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January 2011

2011 AP-MTV Digital Abuse Study Executive Summary

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This study provides an in-depth look at the prevalence of digital abuse among young people. It was designed to quantify how young people are affected by and respond to issues like sexting, digital harassment, and digital dating abuse.
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January 2011

Selecting A Database

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This chart provides agencies with an easy way to answer key questions to consider when selecting a database. The chart has sections that list questions for agencies to answer regarding: (1) general technical information, (2) data entry, (3) modifying fields and screens, (4) permissions and access, (5) reports, (6) data storage, (7) confidentiality and data ownership, and (8) breeches, liability and notice.
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January 2011

Technology Safety Quick Tips

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This helpful chart describes the risks of abuse related to a variety of technological devices and outlines safety strategies for each.
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June 2010

Sexting: Youth Practices and Legal Implications

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This document addresses legal and practical issues related to sexting. It discusses the statutory and constitutional framework for child pornography and obscenity, and reviews current and pending legislation meant to address sexting.
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January 2010

Sex Trafficking Via The Internet: How International Agreements Address The Problem And Fail To Go Far Enough

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This paper describes how the Internet has become a resource for sex traffickers to sell women and children for sexual exploitation while concealing their own identities and recommends the implementation of international human rights law explicitly criminalizing Internet-facilitated sex trafficking.
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January 2010

Privacy Considerations When Posting Content Online

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For those who want to be more protective of their online information, this handout provides some questions to consider when posting content online.
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January 2010

Emerging Issues Facing Tweens and Teens

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This fact sheet presents data from various studies to highlight emerging issues facing tweens and teens.
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January 2010

Social Networking & Privacy Tips for Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs

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This one page handout introduces a few important safety risks and confidentiality considerations for advocates and organizations participating in social media.
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January 2010

The New Age of Stalking: Technological Implications for Stalking

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Technology has led to tremendous advancements in our society but has also brought more danger to victims of stalking and given more tools for stalkers to use. New technology has made it more difficult for prosecutors and judges to hold stalkers accountable for their crimes, and without an understanding of how technology is misused by stalkers to track and monitor their victims, many victims don't get the justice they deserve. This article addresses the tremendous impact of technology on stalking, especially within the context of intimate partner stalking.