Google offers tools to find victims of child abuse
The US-based National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is adopting custom-made Google technology to combat the sexual abuse of children.
Analysts from NCMEC’s Child Victim Identification Program (CVIP) have reviewed more than 13m child abuse images and videos as part of their mission to identify and rescue children. To help automate and streamline this process, a team of Google engineers led by Dr. Shumeet Baluja created software tools to help NCMEC track down child predators and victims of child exploitation through video and image search.
The Google technology will enable NCMEC analysts to more quickly and easily search NCMEC’s systems, in order to sort and identify files that contain images of child pornography victims. New video tools from Google will streamline analysts’ review of video snippets from files seized in child pornography cases.
Full article: theregister.co.uk