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Intimate Partner Violence Digital Considerations

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Sofia Celi , Juliana Guerra , Mallory Knodel
Last updated 2023-09-01
Replaced by draft-irtf-hrpc-ipvc
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This document aims to inform how Internet protocols and their implementations might better mitigate technical attacks at the user endpoint by describing technology-based practices to perpetrate intimate partner violence (IPV). IPV is a pervasive reality that is not limited to, but can be exacerbated with, the usage of technology. The IPV context enables the attacker to access one, some or all of: devices, local networks, authentication mechanisms, identity information, and accounts. These kinds of technical compromise exist in addition to on-path attacks, both active and passive [RFC7624]. In this document we describe the tactics the IPV attacker uses and what kind of counter-measures can be designed in IETF protocols.


Sofia Celi
Juliana Guerra
Mallory Knodel

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