Such advice contributes to the shaming and humiliation of victims by placing the responsibility back onto them for their humiliation.
South Australian legal services say up to 90 per cent of domestic violence cases involve technology.
Experts say that harassment via text is becoming an increasing problem in Australia — but hi-tech harassment doesn’t stop there.
Frontline domestic violence workers in the ACT will be trained to protect women whose violent ex-partners have used technology to stalk, intimidate and harass them.
Revenge porn laws are urgently needed in Australia, according to Dr Anastasia Powell, whose research with Nicola Henry, found significant levels of image-based sexual abuse.
Refuges that house victims of domestic violence are increasingly being discovered by perpetrators using "stalker apps" and hidden GPS locators.
A new survey by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre of Victoria (DVRCV) found 98 per cent of domestic violence victims also experienced technology-facilitated abuse.
ABUSERS are using “revenge porn” and turning to mobile phone calls, texts, emails and other technology to torment their victims.