Protect IDs of Rape Accused

This essay advocates identification protection for people accused of rape. The writer doesn't notice that protecting the accuser's ID adds an incentive to making a false charge, as does the non-sheilding of the accused's ID. Though most of us uncritically believe that false rape charges are rare and far less than other crimes, I wonder if the opposite might be true. Unlike any other allegation that you could make, a rape charge requires the least evidence and is the most heavily dependant on the accuser's interpretation and description of an interval of time. Also, the charge itself is the most embarrassing. If you wanted to harm somebody, or gain sympathy, what is the best fake charge to file?

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