But in such an environment, others can exploit the openness and access to individuals to meet their own objectives that may cause harm, distress or danger to EDRIC members and Dys Net users.

Our position is clear: we need an effective online safety policy and we also need to draw our users' attention to the threats.

They can take action to protect themselves and be aware of devotees, those associated with devotees and others who pose a threat to safe networking. Your safety is important to us so it's important that you know about amputee devotees and others who pose a threat to your safe networking.

Those who pose a threat fall into the following categories; What is a 'devotee'?

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To read more about what I'm trying to do and to sign my petition I am here to give women with disabilities and their admirers personalized consultations on dating and relationships that will prove invaluable. It's for gaining a better understanding of devotees and ridding the negative perceptions about them.

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