Vast quantities of data on hundreds of thousands of people is being used to construct computer models in an effort to predict child abuse and intervene before it can happen, the Guardian has learned.
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Smart doorbells and thermostats are an emerging trend in domestic abuse, but those working on the front line lack the tools and know-how to fight back
If she is not welcoming immigrants to Canada and Uruguay, Shubnum Khan is selling carpets in New York City, leading treks in Cambodia or looking for love in France.
Her face has been on a McDonald's advert in China and one for sedation dentistry in Virginia.
But the truth is, the South African author and artist has done none of these things.
The online-safety messages of the past decade have meant that parents and professionals are now often aware of issues around teens being coerced or tricked into getting undressed or revealing themselves online (or doing so consensually as part of sexting).
A list offering guidance to those affected by smart home devices being used to control or harass them within abusive relationships has been published online.
It is largely aimed at women.
People found guilty of repeatedly uploading "revenge porn" will face the toughest punishments when new sentencing guidelines come into force.
It is the first time the Sentencing Council for England and Wales has given instructions to courts on dealing with those who humiliate others by uploading private sexual images and videos.
The guidelines - published on Thursday - will come into force on 1 October 2018.