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Marie Claire

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Fast Company

Machine Learning: A New Weapon In The War Against Forced Labor And Human Trafficking →


Why Google engineers worked full-time to combat sex trafficking →

The New York Times

Hacks That Help: Using Tech to Fight Child Exploitation →


Watch Ashton Kutcher Give a Passionate Speech Against Human Trafficking →


Straight Talk About Sextortion: An Emerging Cybercrime And What You Need To Know →


A disturbing look inside the world of online sextortion →


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Ashton Kutcher’s Speech At A Senate Hearing To End Modern Slavery Is Powerful For More Reasons Than One →


AI uses bitcoin trail to find and help sex-trafficking victims →

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