Victims of sex trafficking
have a powerful new ally: AI. Ex-military and intelligence pros are using computer vision to scan illicit sex ads and bust the pimps who enslave innocent women and girls.
The software scrapes images from sites used by sex traffickers and labels objects in images so experts can quickly search for and review suspect ads. Each sex ad contains an average of three photos, and the software can scrape and analyze about 4,000 ads per minute, which is about the rate that new ones are posted online.
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