Seattle Against Slavery is working with counterparts in 21 other U. cities including Boston and Houston to deploy the bot more widely.“If law enforcement perform stings in a city they might get a few dozen people, but we know there have to be thousands and thousands of guys out there looking to buy sex,” says Robert Beiser, executive director of Seattle Against Slavery.
“Wasting their time and delivering a deterrence message could change their perspective on what they’re doing.”Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, director of Arizona State University’s Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research, says they could help expand the reach of anti-trafficking efforts.
For each message, the service offers not just one reply but three, letting you choose the reply that best suits what you want to say, and these replies are typically just a few words long.
Google's tool gives itself a margin for error.
"What kind of data are they really going to collect?