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  • The Stalkerware Threat
    On August 15th, 2018, an unsavory character was able to obtain complete and total access to everything on my personal cell phone. In just a few minutes, they were able to download all of my pictures and videos. They could read my text messages and emails, and even send whatever they wanted to while pretending…
  • Early police intervention linked to lower rates of domestic violence escalation
    Police in Tarrant County, Texas, have started hand-delivering letters to individuals convicted of any form of abuse against an intimate partner- even relatively minor, non-violent crimes. The letters inform the perpetrator that they have been added to a registry of domestic violence perpetrators and that any future crimes will be treated very seriously. The goal…
  • Latina Safehouse: “Abusers continue using immigration status to control their victims”
    Colorado-based domestic violence shelter, Latina Safehouse, reports that abusers are continuing to use immigration status as a form of control. By threatening deportation (either with or without their children), the abuser strives to keep their victim from reporting the crimes. Read more: https://coloradosun.com/2019/07/29/colorado-domestic-violence-immigration-threats/
  • New members and territories join fight against digital violence
    Originally published at https://stopstalkerware.org/2020/05/27/new-members-and-territories-join-fight-against-digital-violence/ Worldwide lockdowns reconfirm the need for strengthened international working group to domestic violence and stalkerware The fight to protect consumers against stalkerware continues as eleven new organizations – AEquitas with its Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC), Anonyome Labs, AppEsteem Corporation, bff Bundesverband Frauenberatungsstellen und Frauennotrufe, Centre Hubertine Auclert, Copperhead,…