Google Joins The Fight Against Drug Cartels And Other Illicit Networks

Posted on Jul 17 2012 - 6:12am by Editorial Staff

In 2003 the UN estimated the value of the illicit drug market to be nearly $320 billion, greater than the gross domestic product of 88 percent of countries in the world and there are certainly more numbers – the vast numbers – that will tell what’s and how the drugs killing us almost on daily basis. But in order to help, people aware of what to do and not, Google has come forward to help. Google with having believes that technology can do anything and will help to expose and dismantle global criminal networks, all of on those which depend on secrecy and discretion in order to function.

Google in partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Tribeca Film Festival, will convening Illicit Networks: Forces in Opposition (or the INFO summit) in Los Angeles, Calif. This summit aims to break down those silos by bringing together a full-range of stakeholders, from survivors of organ trafficking, sex trafficking and forced labor to government officials, dozens of engineers, tech leaders and product managers from Google and beyond.

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