Online lists to out sexual predators have a cost
While the current system of addressing sexual harassment is problematic, the other extreme of easy anonymous sources is also not ideal for victims
When Charles Dickens wrote, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times", he could have been describing women’s experience navigating the world today. On the one hand, we have it vastly better than previous generations in terms of opportunity, empowerment, and rights. On the other hand, unsafe public spaces, chauvinistic and parochial private spaces, closeted work spaces, are all easily available to sexual predators who seek to scare, violate, hurt, and undermine women.