Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that is in the form of sex trafficking, bonded labor, and organ trafficking. Poverty lies at the heart of human trafficking. In sex trafficking, women and children are merely reduced to the status of a gratifying sexual commodity. It has become an organized billion dollar industry. For example, according to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. More than 70% are female and half are children. This is one of the many reasons why I find this topic interesting.
The prison was built after the murder of two prison officers at a high security prison in Marion, Illinois. The perimeter of the 35-acre site is guarded by 12ft high razor wire fences, laser-beams, pressure pads and attack dogs. No one has ever escaped. For instance, Inmates are kept in cells measuring 7ft by 12ft for 23 hours a day. The bed, desk, and stool are not moveable from poured concrete. The cells also feature shower and a toilet.
Credit-card data theft is exploding, increasing 50% from 2005 to 2010, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Justice.The number of malicious programs written to steal your information has grown exponentially to an estimated 130 million from about 1 million in 2007. The most successful identity thieves have learned that it's more lucrative to hack into…