Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.
The language of clothing is high symbolism and we all, in moments where we need to know this, realize it.
First. I began my career as a copy girl. and the White House coverage, for example, was in the then-Women's section. So it was social coverage. It wasn't news, although we often got rather startling news out of it.
The mistake people keep making is that if they find a wonderful new tool, like email, they have to give up all others. They don't. You have simply added another very useful means to your communications repertoire.
Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
For email, the old postcard rule applies. Nobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you'd be a fool if you wrote anything private on one.