Domestic violence and communication technology: Survivor experiences of intrusion, surveillance, and identity crime

Molly Dragiewicz, Bridget Harris, Delanie Woodlock, Michael Salter, Helen Easton, Angela Lynch, Helen Campbell, Jhan Leach, Lulu Milne

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOtherpeer-review


The research investigated how domestic violence perpetrators intrude on victim’s lives via unwanted contact, unauthorised access to telecommunications accounts and devices, and identity theft in Australia. Domestic violence (DV) victims comprise a large group of vulnerable consumers whose rights, privacy, and security are compromised when telecommunication services and devices are misused. Access to safe and secure information communication services are essential for victims’ social engagement and information and help-seeking. This research addresses a knowledge deficit in this area and identifies future industry, platform, and state research, regulation, and prevention initiatives to improve telecommunication outcomes for victims.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationQld Australia
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

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