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Cell phones are integrated into our lives in a way that allows us, and potentially others, access to a lot of personal information, including our activities, social circles, and even location. The following... Read More ▹

Safety Net wrote an article in 2013 on cell phone location privacy and safety that was published in the Domestic Violence Report. This comprehensive article discusses how cell phone location is misused by... Read More ▹

There are many ways that a cell or mobile phone's location can be tracked or shared. This tipsheet describes many location-based services used on cell phones and explains different ways that a cell phone's... Read More ▹

Wireless Phones and Technologies Offer a Lifeline for Domestic Violence Victims in an Emergency That is why NNEDV has partnered with the Verizon Wireless HopeLine program. The HopeLine program collects... Read More ▹

Our lives have gone mobile. Not only do most people carry mobile phones, but more of them are smartphone users – the equivalent of carrying a computer in the palm of your hand. Add tablet computers to the mix... Read More ▹

Do you need to contact customer support about a question or a problem with your U.S. mobile phone account? Do you want answers to these or other questions? What services are currently active on my mobile... Read More ▹

Sexting is the act of sending or receiving sexually suggestive or explicit messages or images via some form of technology. This short  tip sheet defines sexting, highlights different forms of sexting, and... Read More ▹