Spyware and GPS tracking: the next frontier for family violence

Alison Macdonald, acting chief executive officer of Domestic Violence Victoria, agrees this kind of surveillance is now ubiquitous – which makes it doubly hard for workers in the sector.

“Every couple of weeks we are hearing about new forms of spyware and GPS tracking – and other ways in which privacy can be breached. It’s nearly impossible to stay abreast of the new technology.”