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Tech Abuse a growing problem

Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Thursday, August 17, 2023

 

The use of smart technology and connected devices in facilitating domestic abuse is becoming a growing problem. MPs have called on the Government to tackle this growing issue.

 

The vast majority of domestic abuse cases now feature some sort of cyber element, including the use of spyware, and perpetrators monitoring movements and collecting recordings and images of victims and survivors.

 

Read more in the Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s report Connect tech: smart or sinister.