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Consent Tracker

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‘We want to take dating and bring it back to being consensual, respectful fun.’

It’s a general truth that if there’s a social problem in the news, someone will propose a technological solution to it. Enter the UK-based Consent Tracker, which is seeking beta testers now and promises a “safer dating experience” by enabling users to “[build] consent throughout your date.”

And yes, before you ask — it is built on the blockchain.

Consent Tracker isn’t the first app to promise a technological solution to the problem of sexual assault; it’s not even the first to use the blockchain to that end. But unlike some of its predecessors, Consent Tracker is not exclusively focused…

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