Internet dating rape statistics
Some jurisdictions have specified that people debilitated by alcohol or other drugs are incapable of consenting to sex.
“I felt no less safe on my online dates as I did going to bars or speed-dating nights or blind dates,” Williamsberg said.
“I think you have the opportunity to meet so many more people by using dating apps,” Spira said.
“You might have a better experience than meeting someone at a bar after too many drinks, and you tend to ask a lot more questions over dating apps.” Elizabeth Williamsberg, 37, met her husband on dating website OKCupid at the end of 2013.
“In fact, I felt slightly safer since everything was planned out prior and I had info that could help if I went MIA.” Despite the crimes Denver police responded to that were tied to online dating, Jackson said police departments don’t blame the apps.
“It’s the people that are the people,” Jackson said.