How Technology Plays a Major Role in Modern-day Abuse and Stalking

Nicole couldn’t figure out how her ex-boyfriend kept tracking her and following her. Even though she had left the abusive relationship with the man — the father of one of her children — he would show up wherever she was. He would appear in the parking lot of the business she worked for. Later, he would brush past her in the aisles of the grocery store.By that point, she had changed phone numbers six times to keep him from figuring out her location through her phone.He had previously used malware to hack her phone and locate her whereabouts, she said. Trying to figure out what exactly was going on, she peeked under her car and found a tiny, gray box attached to the bottom. It was a tracking device.  Continue reading...

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