Technology entrepreneurs on Wednesday showed local NGOs the latest dig*ital developments in combating human trafficking as part of Cambodia’s second TechCamp—a worldwide program run by the U.S. State Department to promote emerging technologies to help solve societal problems. Among the more than a dozen technological advances detailed were an app that blurs people’s faces when their picture is taken; regional hotlines for trafficking victims; and an online, interactive database to connect similar NGOs worldwide. “Cambodia is one of the epicenters for human trafficking in Asia. It’s important we provide these ideas so the NGOs can adapt the technological
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