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New Forensic Tool Could Add Filter to Child Porn Scans


The staggering amount of data involved in searching for child pornography is a serious hurdle in hunting down pedophile rings. Much of the image searching is automated, saving time instead of manually scouring millions of items of suspicious material.

Most still pictures can be digitally flagged for prime clues—even down to fingerprints and names on prescription bottles in the frame. But the accuracy of video, which varies in quality and consistency even within the same clip, has proven a more difficult task.

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