bucketorange: Smart Ways To Holiday Responsibly And Help Fight Human Trafficking –

bucketorange: Smart Ways To Holiday Responsibly And Help Fight Human Trafficking –

  The chocolate you ate last night, the tea you drink every day, your new running shoes. Where did they come from? The answer to all these questions relates to an issue that affects almost every country in the world. It’s an wor...

New app helps hotel guests fight human trafficking

New app helps hotel guests fight human trafficking

otels and travelers can help in the fight against sex trafficking by using a new, free mobile app called TraffickCam to anonymously photograph hotel rooms and upload data to a national database used by law enforcement and investigators to locate vic...

Taking Action On Modern Slavery In Hotels

Taking Action On Modern Slavery In Hotels

Modern slavery isn’t something that springs to mind when most people think of hotels. But sometimes it takes a trigger to inspire action. My efforts to fight modern slavery were first sparked after hearing about the...

WHAS-11 TV: How you can help fight against human trafficking

WHAS-11 TV: How you can help fight against human trafficking

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- It’s your chance to play an active role in the fight against sex trafficking. TraffickCam is a simple app, you can download for free for your Apple or Android phone. It’s a twenty-first century attack at ...

Androidapps.com: An app for stopping crime – TraffickCam

Androidapps.com: An app for stopping crime – TraffickCam

We start to get used to that there are apps existing literally for everything. There are apps to do sports, to loose weight, for messaging your friends, for taking, editing and sharing photos. They are all undoubtedly useful, but you might didn’t know that some developers ...

PBS NOVA: How Artificial Intelligence Can Stop Sex Trafficking

PBS NOVA: How Artificial Intelligence Can Stop Sex Trafficking

Tracking Down Traffickers For Matt Osborne, finding exploited children typically starts with a walk on the beach, and it ends with hands cuffed behind his back. It’s almost always the same—Osborne and a few friends travel somewhere that’s known for sex...

Futurity: Upload hotel photos to help fight sex trafficking

Futurity: Upload hotel photos to help fight sex trafficking

During the past decade, law enforcement agencies across the country have confronted the alarming trend of sex trafficking. The crimes often take place in hotel rooms, with perpetrators widely sharing photos of the victims online. Researchers are using science to fight bac...

Washington Post: An incredibly simple way your phone may help save sex trafficked children

Washington Post: An incredibly simple way your phone may help save sex trafficked children

by Colby Itkowitz Human traffickers commonly advertise children for sex using explicit pictures taken from inside hotel rooms. These photos are easy to find on the Internet. The challenge for law enforcement is figuring out where the photos were taken. That’s where the g...

Fast Company: You’ve Been Deputized: Help The Police Nab Sex Traffickers

Fast Company: You’ve Been Deputized: Help The Police Nab Sex Traffickers

By Ben Paynter The problem with Internet-based sex trafficking is that police can often see their victims being advertised but not actually locate them in the real world. Instead, they’re left with an image of person trapped in some anonymous hotel room. The result is bot...

India Today: With TraffickCam, fight against trafficking could become easier.

India Today: With TraffickCam, fight against trafficking could become easier.

By Hemul Goel A vacation often leaves our phones full of pictures that have no meaning besides clogging our phone's already-full memory. However, with TraffickCam, the pictures of your hotel room might be able to help save the life of a victim of sex trafficking. With traf...