In December 2016 — in the wake of sexual assault allegations against prominent men like Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, and then-President-elect Donald Trump — tech writer April Glaser posited a simple solution for combating sexual assault: create a tool that would combine identity verification, encryption, anonymization, and messaging to enable sexual assault victims to report their assaults and connect with other victims who had reported the same perpetrator.
As Glaser envisioned it, this platform would be a trusted, fully encrypted system that would allow a victim to maintain control of her identity. If others were to report the same perpetrator, victims could be alerted and invited to join a private messaging center. There, they could…
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