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by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 29, 2016
The free TraffickCam app for iOS and Android lets travelers anonymously photograph and upload pictures of their hotel rooms for its database, which can aid law enforcement agencies seeking victims of human trafficking. According to the Exchange Initiative, which created the app, traffickers regularly post photographs of their victims posed in hotel rooms; the database of photos taken by users of the app helps investigators determine where the photos were taken.