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Sweetie first interacted with the potential predators in public chat rooms.
Researchers made sure to model their alter ego's online conversation, in style and tone, to that of a preteen Filipino girl. But what they don't know: I'm not real." To show them she was, Terre de Homme researchers hunkered in an Amsterdam warehouse, turned on a Webcam, and using software, controlled the CG girl's conversation, facial expressions, and movements (made realistic through the use of motion capture technology).
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For the "Becoming Sweetie" project (PDF of detailed report), Terre de Homme paired with Avaaz.org, an activist group that campaigns on international issues from corruption to poverty to climate change.Patient and therapist can see one another’s faces, facial expressions and hear one another’s tone of voice with its various intonations and expressions. This is an especial problem for clinical psychologists who must be licensed in the state in which the patient lives when using Skype.For some of the other mental health professions, this requirement is, as yet, not so stringent.Terre de Homme says Webcam sex with minors is a phenomenon that's proliferating fast as access to cheap Internet in developing countries grows.The practice, it says, generally involves men from wealthy Western countries paying children from poor countries for online sex shows.
"These children are usually forced to do this by adults or by extreme poverty," Hans Guyt, director of campaigns at Terre des Hommes Netherlands, said in a statement.