Responses are routed to an experienced nonprofit employee or volunteer.“It’s really accelerated our ability to reach people,” says Amanda Hightower, executive director of nonprofit Real Escape from the Sex Trade, or REST.The software initially pretends to be the person in the ad, and can converse about its purported age, body, fetish services, and pricing.But if a would-be buyer signals an intent to purchase sex, the bot pivots sharply into a stern message.“Buying sex from anyone is illegal and can cause serious long term harm to the victim, as well as further the cycle of human trafficking,” goes one such message.Seattle Against Slavery is also distributing a second service developed by Project Intercept, called Victim Reachout.
Do-Much-More is programmed mostly in C (about 75% of the code) and the rest in C.
The most important characteristic of Do-Much-More is its entertainment value.
By keeping the user intrigued and entertained throughout a conversation, a hosting web site will be maximizing the time spent by the user in visiting their site.
The technology is not a product of Microsoft itself.
The National Human Trafficking Hotline received more than 5,000 reports of sex trafficking in 2016, but most cases are believed to go unreported.