Artificial Intelligence: The Impact on Child Sexual Exploitation
March 28, 2019
Hosted by Opal Singleton
In Part 1 of this two part series, we will discuss all about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is utilized to create apps and games that kids use everyday. In Part 2, we will look at how tech companies are using AI to solve crimes, identify sex buyers and pedophiles, and locate and rescue victims of child sexual abuse. Google Maps drives by your house and stores the photo(s), address and physical information of your home. When your child uses Tik Tok to make a video, it is tied to their location, public profile, and mobile phone number. IBM scrapes public photos off the web by the millions. Apps and sites like Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are storing and selling your every click, search and location. The real challenge here is that we are putting very young kids in the world of AI, and making them available to literally millions of strangers and VERY LITTLE is being done to educate them about the dangers. It is one of the greatest societal experiments of all time.
EXPLOITED: Crimes Against Humanity
Thursday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
This program is designed to educate first responders, civic leaders, social workers, education professionals, faith based leaders and parents about how predators access, groom, recruit and exploit victims into prostitution and sextortion. We analyze real cases from the perspective of Law Enforcement, the victim, and the perpetrator. We look at hard core trafficking cases and how law enforcement is able to intervene. We examine cases of child pornography and the Dark Web. We examine how predators use apps, chatrooms, games and the latest technologies. We discuss the impact of gangs and cartels on human exploitation. We also look at trends in global human trafficking. Our goal is to build a global interactive community of individuals empowered to eradicate human exploitation. EXPLOITED: Crimes Against Humanity is broadcast live every Thursday at 7 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
Opal Singleton is a global human trafficking and child pornography expert. She has trained tens of thousands of first responders, government and civic leaders, faith based leaders and education administrators about how predators groom and recruit innocent victims into prostitution and exploitation. Opal works with the Riverside County (CA) Anti Human Trafficking Task Force through a Department of Justice grant. Opal sits with parents of missing kids and assists teens in trouble through social media. Opal is the President and CEO of Million Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating child sex trafficking. She has authored a book “Seduced: The Grooming of America’s Teenagers” to educate parents and grandparents and educators about how predators use apps, chatrooms, online video gaming and social media to exploit young people. Opal is on the Board of Rapha House serving human trafficking victims in Cambodia, Thailand and Haiti. She is an Instructor for the USC Sol Price Institute for Safe Communities training law enforcement administrators and is an Instructor for the Los Angeles Fire Training Academy. Opal retired in 2000 after a lifelong career in international marketing having accrued nearly three million frequent flyer miles. Opal is passionate about protecting families and youth from predators and is dedicated to providing an in-depth global interactive internet training program to educate leaders around the world to stop human exploitation and trafficking.