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Billions of images are captured, uploaded online, and distributed electronically every day. As several high-profile cases have documented in recent years, some of these images raise serious safety, privacy, and legal issues around the intersection of abuse and assault, consent, and privacy. Moreover, the digital age that we live in not only allows for rapid distribution and sharing but also creates an irreversible, permanent record of our actions. 

Images, Consent, & Abuse (PDF)