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Deterrence

suspected predator
DeterrenceThorn Alerts
June 9, 2014

THORN ALERT – Suspected Predator – JUNE 9, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seeks the public's help to identify a suspected child pornography distributor who helped facilitate one of the largest underground networks ever encountered by law enforcement.
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youth at risk
DeterrenceNewsYouth At Risk
June 4, 2014

We Need Your Help to Call Attention to Youth At Risk

One in eight endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 2012 were likely sex trafficking victims. Youth at risk, young girls and boys, are lured into sex trafficking every day. How can we put…
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Child Abuse ImageryDeterrencePartnersTechnology For Good
May 28, 2014

Applying Machine Learning in the Fight Against Child Exploitation

The following post was submitted by Digital Reasoning, one of our technology partners. It is part of a series of posts written by members of our Technology Task Force on the issue of human trafficking and child sexual exploitation. Digital…
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John
Child Sex TraffickingDeterrenceThorn Alerts
April 21, 2014

“John”: Creating Demand for Child Sex Trafficking

As long as there’s demand for paid sex, there will be motivation for pimps to prey on the most vulnerable – our children – to meet the demand and make money for themselves. In the United States alone, demand continues…
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peer to peer networks
Child Abuse ImageryDeterrence
March 21, 2014

Ongoing Child Pornography Distribution Via Peer-to-Peer Networks

Last week, we explored the role that escort websites play in child sex trafficking. This week, we are calling attention to the role that peer-to-peer networks play in facilitating the distribution of child pornography. (more…)
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