When somebody wants to silence speech, they often use the quickest method available. When the speech is hosted on a major online platform, that method is usually a copyright or trademark complaint.
In the Internet age, it should be possible to have IP-based anything. One researcher’s work into IP over Xylophones shows that this is true, although it’s not exactly the quickest implementation.
This is going to get messy. Really messy. Apple’s been granted a patent on slide to unlock. You know what uses slide to unlock? Just about every other touchscreen UI out there, in one way or another.