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Action Alerts


It is important that advocacy organizations take steps to alert survivors about online safety risks such as computer monitoring and spyware. This handout covers 3 basic steps organzations can take if they work with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking: (1) have safety alerts and an escape button on every page of your website; (2) post some general safety tips that alert survivors to risks without educating stalkers about new ways to abuse;  and, (3) use web forms that promote informed consent.