The following is a list of Technology Safety resources that may be helpful
for strategizing around technology-safety and legal options.

Tech-Safety Planning for Gender-Based Technology-Facilitated Violence

BC Society of Transition Houses
Website: https://bcsth.ca/techsafetytoolkit/

National Network to End Domestic Violence (USA)
Website: https://www.techsafety.org/

HackBlossom
Website: https://hackblossom.org/domestic-violence/

Clinic to End Tech Abuse (USA)
Website: https://www.ceta.tech.cornell.edu/resources

Crash Override
Website: http://www.crashoverridenetwork.com

 

Instructions on how to Report Abusive Content to Social Media Companies

HeartMob
Website: https://iheartmob.org/resources/safety_guides

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
Website: www.cybercivilrights.org/online-removal/

 

Instructions on how to get Intimate Images Removed from the Internet:

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
Website: https://www.cybercivilrights.org/online-removal/

 

Instructions on how to Remove Personal Data from the Internet:

Intel Techniques
Website: https://inteltechniques.com/data/workbook.pdf

 

Stalkerware Detection

Centre to End Tech Abuse
Website: https://www.ceta.tech.cornell.edu/resources

Coalition Against Stalkerware
Website: https://stopstalkerware.org/

 

Managing Doxing:

Crash Override
Website: http://www.crashoverridenetwork.com/soyouvebeendoxed.html

Feminist Frequency
Website: https://onlinesafety.feministfrequency.com/en/#preventing-doxxing

 

Cyber-Security Planners

Citizen Lab
Website: https://securityplanner.consumerreports.org/

Electronic Frontier Foundation
Website: https://ssd.eff.org/en

Other Helpful Information and Safety Planning

Association for Progressive Communication (International: Gender and Technology)
Website: https://www.apc.org/

Badass Army (USA: Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images)
Website: https://badassarmy.org/

BC Society of Transition Houses (Canada: Tech-Violence)
Website: https://bcsth.ca/

BestVPN (International: Cyber-security)
Website: https://bestvpn.org/

Canada Anti-Fraud Centre (Canada: Fraud/Sextortion)
Website: http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/

Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canada: Image based abuse – children and adults)
Website: https://www.protectchildren.ca/en/

Citizen Lab (Canada: Cyber-Security)
Website: https://citizenlab.ca

Clinic to End Tech Abuse (USA: Tech-violence)
Website: https://www.ceta.tech.cornell.edu/

Computer Security Clinic for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence (USA: Cyber Abuse/IPV)
Website: https://www.ipvtechresearch.org/

Coalition Against Stalkerware (International: Stalkerware)
Website: https://stopstalkerware.org/

CrashOverride (USA: Online Abuse)
Website: http://www.crashoverridenetwork.com

CyberScan (Canada: Image-based abuse children and adults)
Website: https://novascotia.ca/cyberscan/

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative (USA: Online Abuse)
Website: https://www.cybercivilrights.org

Don’t Get Sextored (Canada: Sextortion)
Website: https://dontgetsextorted.ca/

Draw the Line (Canada: Online Abuse)
Website: http://draw-the-line.ca

Electronic Frontier Foundation (USA/International: Cyber-Security)
Website: http://www.eff.org

EndTAB (USA: Online Abuse)
Website: https://endtab.org/

eSafety Commissioner (Australia: Online Abuse)
Website: https://www.esafety.gov.au

The eQuality Project (Canada: Online Abuse/Digital Literacy/Youth)
Website: http://www.equalityproject.ca/

Feminist Frequency (USA: Online Harassment)
Website: https://onlinesafety.feministfrequency.com/en/

Frontline Defenders (International: Online abuse)
Website: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/resource-publication/workbook-security-practical-steps-human-rights-defenders-risk/

GenderIT (International: Internet/Sexuality)
Website: https://genderit.org

Gender and Tech Resources (International: Cyber-security/Safety)
Website: https://gendersec.tacticaltech.org

Get Cyber Safe (Canada: Cyber-security)
Website: https://www.getcybersafe.gc.ca

Hack*Blossom (International: Cyber-security/Safety)
Website: https://hackblossom.org

Hacking/Hustling (USA: Cyber-security for sex workers)
Website: https://hackinghustling.org/

National Network to End Domestic Violence (USA: Domestic Violence/Tech Safety)
Website: https://nnedv.org/

New York State Office of Children and Family Services: Cyberbullying (USA: Cyberbullying)
Website: https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cyber_bully/Intro.asp

Media Smarts: Guide for Trusted Adults (Canada: Youth/Online Abuse)
Website: http://mediasmarts.ca

Operation Safe Escape (USA: Online Abuse/Domestic Violence)
Website: https://safeescape.org/

Outside the Shadows (Canada: Stalking/Harassment)
Website: https://outsideoftheshadows.ca

PENamerica (USA: Harassment/Writers and Journalists)
Website: https://pen.org/online-harassment/

Purple Sisters (Canada: Youth/Digital Rights)
Website: https://www.ysb.ca

safeBAE (USA: Youth/Digital Rights)
Website: https://www.safebae.org/

Shameless Circle (Canada/Winnipeg: Non-consensual distribution of intimate images)
Website: https://theshamelesscircle.org/ncdii

Tactical Tech (International: Online Abuse)
Website: https://gendersec.tacticaltech.org

Website: https://tacticaltech.org/

Take Back the Tech! (International: Online Abuse)
Website: https://www.takebackthetech.net

TechWithoutViolence (Canada: Online Abuse)
Website: http://www.techwithoutviolence.ca

That’s Not Cool (USA: Youth/Online Dating Violence)
Website: https://thatsnotcool.com

TrollBusters (International: Online Harassment/Journalists)
Website: http://www.troll-busters.com/

Tyler Clementi Foundation (USA/International: LGBTQ++/bullying)
Website: https://tylerclementi.org/

Without My Consent (USA: Online Abuse)
Website: www.withoutmyconsent.org

Witness (International: Human Rights Defenders/Deepfakes)
Website: https://www.witness.org/

YWCA Project Shift (Canada: Online Abuse)
Website: http://projectshift.ca

 


Technology Safety Project


This document is a part of a series that details how to preserve evidence related to the misuse of technology in experiences of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The series is part of the Preserving Digital Evidence of Technology-Facilitated Violence Toolkit.  This document, or any portion thereof, may be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever as long as acknowledgment to the BC Society of Transition Houses is included in the product. 

This document was published March 2021.

We gratefully acknowledge Suzie Dunn, PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa for the creation of this information sheet.