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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deepfake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.

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Physical restraint doesn't protect patients – there are better alternatives

Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.

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Abuse or just an accident? Decoding skeletal trauma in children

It’s confronting work, but research into paediatric skeletal trauma will leave the courts better-informed when ruling on child abuse cases.

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Image-based abuse: when a photo becomes a crime

AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.

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Not just ‘revenge porn’ – image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians

The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with one in five people suffering image-based abuse, according to a study by Monash University and RMIT University.

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