Its offices are filled with high-tech telephone-monitoring and computer equipment. Renee says she dialed the line after seeing a TV ad inviting women to call free. The Times does not routinely fully identify sexual-assault victims. But she told police she had also had consensual sex with him.
But Al Gidari, a telecommunications-law expert with the Perkins Coie firm, said, "Once the company has notice that a rapist has been in their club, chatt changes the equation. And I guess, unfortunately, dating, at least today, can be a contact sport.
Then, police say, Hunsaker found another avenue to women: Newscope's "Nightline Service. Midweest one employee, who asked not to be identified for fear of being fired, said some employees knew about the alleged rapes soon after they were reported to police. Some legal experts say the company that runs the line, Newscope Technology Ltd. She says she talked with Hunsaker repeatedly over the course of about two weeks.
Leonard Schroeter of the Seattle firm Schroeter, Goldmark and Bender likened telephone citj rooms to motels with poor security and called them "fertile fields for sexual predators.
There, she says, he sitds her. The alleged victims in the Oklahoma case say they're talking to lawyers and are planning to sue Newscope.
Quite the opposite appears to be true: On its phone line, a pleasant recorded disclaimer says, "The Nightline Service does not pre-screen its members, and assumes no responsibility for personal meetings that result from using its services. That night, Renee went to the hospital and to police to report the incident.
Ed Foreman. There doesn't seem to be a lot of law on this. Services that put people together by telephone or computer abound, and their operators are watching this case closely. Hunsaker called himself "Jazz" as he cruised for women on Nightline. He charmed Renee, a year-old who cleans houses fere a living.
On July 19, Tricia, a year-old cashier, came to his apartment.
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Men typically pay about 50 cents a minute for time on the line; women participate free of charge.
The firm advertises aggressively in newspapers to entice men to pay to speak to the lonely or curious women who call in for free. But she went back on the chat line a week later to warn other women about "Jazz. Others think such a case, which is likely, would be a rating.
But all agree the Oklahoma cases may open a new legal frontier: ability in the age of digital dating. Meanwhile, they warn other women against using chat lines.
A third woman says she was also raped by Hunsaker that night. Over Women Call Daily.
We advise caution and your personal discretion when dating. She says detectives initially told her she wouldn't have a strong case, given that she went to Hunsaker's home voluntarily, so she hesitated in deciding whether to press charges.
She thinks Newscope should do a better job policing the line and protecting its customers' safety. In April, the year-old medical technician was charged with making obscene and threatening anonymous phone calls to a year-old girl.
Founded inNewscope operates Nightline Service and another service, called Thrillseekers, in 17 cities including Seattle. Newscope takes up datimg of the 16th floor of the Second Avenue Building in downtown Seattle.
Hunsaker was arrested Aug. It's not clear whether Nightline Service monitors here in Seattle heard Renee's online warning.
But the law of reasonable behavior is universal. She, too, site allegedly raped. His alleged victims fear for other women callers, and blame the chat-line company for their painful plight.
Police suspect there may have been other victims. That ddating emerges from Oklahoma, where a man is charged with raping two women he met through a chat line based in Seattle.