An App To End Revenge Porn

Revenge porn is a growing problem. There are as many as thousands of revenge-porn websites operating worldwide, and one in 25 people online in the U.S. alone has been a victim of revenge porn—or threats of it.

Now, one app developer believes that some clever use of encryption can help reduce the risk that sex tapes and nudes will end up in the wrong hands. Rumuki, created by Nathan Kot, a 24-year-old software engineer from New Zealand, uses encryption technology to record videos to your phone, preventing them from getting into the wrong hands.

Kot warns that there is no way to fully protect private videos and images. There will always be “analog” workarounds, like using another device to record the screen while a video is playing.

Read more about it in my article published on Vice.com’s Broadly: link

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