Karine Nahon, one of many leaders of the initiative, stated volunteers have been analyzing footage – together with movies posted on-line by Hamas – to assist establish and find the greater than 1,000 people who find themselves nonetheless lacking. The collected data will probably be forwarded to the Israeli authorities.
In Tel Aviv, the center of Israel’s high-tech and cyber safety trade, volunteers set up a makeshift command center utilizing synthetic intelligence, facial and voice recognition to assist find these lacking after the assault, generally primarily based on clothes or recognizable options. “The authorities is at present counting on data from these rooms,” Nahon stated.
Pictures of lacking Israelis line the partitions, reminding the volunteers of their mission. “We are attempting to grasp the state of affairs of every lacking particular person and we nonetheless have greater than a thousand people who find themselves lacking,” he stated.
Israel has vowed to eradicate Hamas in response to the assaults, whereas Hamas says it would execute hostages in response to Israeli strikes on civilians. Hamas has additionally begun eradicating footage of the assaults that was posted on-line, suggesting the militant group is conscious that these movies are being analyzed, Nahon stated.
“Hamas is now deleting and eradicating the movies that they’ve. There was a reside video of them going into totally different rooms the place there have been butchered kids, horrible photos. Now what they’re doing is they are going one after the other and eradicating these movies as a result of they know that mainly we monitor and analyze these movies,” he stated.
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