Toddler hand inspired AI child sex abuse tool
The fight to rid the web of images of child abuse has gained a new tool - in the form of artificial intelligence.
The AI toolkit, inspired by photos of a toddler's hand, can automatically detect new child sexual abuse photos and videos in online networks.
Spotting newly produced media can give law enforcement agencies the evidence they need to find and prosecute offenders, researchers said.
The system is freely available to law enforcement agencies.
It is already being used in several European countries.
The research was carried out as part of the international research project iCOP... read more
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