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'Sweetie' Snares Cyber Predators

Over 1,000 pedophiles were identified using a novel, high-tech approach. Using a computer-generated 10-year-old Filipino girl named Sweetie, the Dutch rights group Terre des Hommes attracted over 1,000 adults willing to pay children in developing countries to perform sex acts on a webcam. Researchers in Amsterdam sought potential predators in public online chat rooms. In a very short period of time, over 20,000 people from over 65 countries approached the virtual 10-year-old, asking for ...

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