Sexual consent app (to combat rape) launches in Denmark; Lovers can give permission ‘for one intercourse, valid for 24 hours.’

By Daily Mail UK - May 14, 2021

A new sexual consent app in Denmark allows lovers to grant permission from their smartphones – after the country toughened its rape laws to require explicit consent. 


The press of a button on the iConsent app gives permission for ‘one intercourse’ which is valid for 24 hours and can be withdrawn at any time. 

But the app has met with a cool reception in Denmark, where one newspaper called it ‘as unsexy as another corona press conference’

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Australians have derided a suggestion by the NSW police commissioner that an app could be used to register sexual consent. On Thursday, Mick Fuller championed the idea of an app where people could digitally record their mutual agreement to have sex. He said the technology could be used to establish “positive consent”. But many people have criticised the proposal as short-sighted and potentially open to abuse. A similar app by a private company was released in Denmark earlier this year after the country criminalised sex without explicit consent, but it was widely panned by the public and press.


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