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Domestic abusers are weaponizing everyday tech — and there’s no quick fix

23/02/2022

Perpetrators of domestic abuse are increasingly exploiting digital tools to coerce and control their victims. Where there is abuse in a relationship, technology will also feature in how that abuse is conducted. Police forces now expect as much, when responding to cases of domestic abuse. Such technological abuse...
Perpetrators of are increasingly exploiting digital tools to coerce and control their victims. Where there is in a relationship, technology will also feature in how that is conducted. Police forces now expect as much, when responding to cases of abuse. Such technological features everyday tools, from smart devices to online platforms and mobile phone apps. And the information on where to find them and how to use them is easily accessible online, often using a simple Google search. To understand the extent of this problem, we conducted a wide-ranging study for the UK government.…This story continues at The Next Web
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