Alphabet (Google’s parent company) has launched Jigsaw, “an incubator…that builds technology to tackle some of the toughest global security challenges facing the world today—from thwarting online censorship to mitigating the threats from digital attacks to countering violent extremism to protecting people from online harassment.” Jigsaw focuses on:
Ending repressive censorship
Fighting the rise of online mobs
Disrupting online radicalization and propaganda
Enabling transparency and accountability.
Jigsaw is working with anti-human trafficking organization Polaris Project to develop the Human Trafficking Hotline Network, “an international strategy for improving data collection on human trafficking to make it easier for aid organizations to share information.
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