From the Old English freodom "power of self-determination, state of free will; emancipation from slavery, deliverance;" see free (adj.) + -dom. Meaning "exemption from arbitrary or despotic control, civil liberty" is from late 14c. Meaning "possession of particular privileges" is from 1570s. Similar formation in Old Frisian fridom, Dutch vrijdom, Middle Low German vridom. AI and ML are enabling banks to stop human trafficking. Many of the same tools used to prevent money laundering are being used to detect businesses engaged in human trafficking. AI and ML are scanning large amounts of data looking for patterns that emerge from the scans. The intersection of financial technology (fintech), AI, and ML is uncovering large sums of money embedded deep in the supply chains of businesses laundering money and engaging in human trafficking. Using technology to better the world is enabling freedom for more people who may have been caught in a devious trap.
Freedom from within, engaging the inner self, victory at last