National Network to End Domestic Violence Official Website

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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 abusers to stalk and monitor victims and tips on what victims can do. It explores the different ways cell phone location information can be revealed, including location sharing application and social media-based location sharing. The article concludes with proposed federal legislation on location privacy and best practices for app developers wanting to collect location information through their apps. 

Cell Phone Location, Privacy, and Intimate Partner Violence