Twitter said it was “taking action on accounts that are in violation of our policies”. Photo: AFP

#ChinaWakeUp a call to action as women expose Twitter accounts selling date-rape drugs, porn

  • Russian woman started the hashtag with a tweet urging ‘English-speaking sisters’ to report users ‘that post videos of girls being drugged and raped’
  • Twitter has since shut down some of the accounts and there are calls for a police investigation
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Twitter said it was “taking action on accounts that are in violation of our policies”. Photo: AFP
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The program used facial recognition technology to identify women who had appeared in porn videos. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese programmer shuts down AI project to detect women in porn videos after backlash

  • Program used facial recognition technology to cross-reference videos and images on pornography sites with user information on social media
  • After being swamped with angry messages and criticism, Li Xu, who came up with the idea, says all data collected has now been deleted
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The program used facial recognition technology to identify women who had appeared in porn videos. Photo: Shutterstock
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