• US lawmakers are concerned about deepfake technology

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Three US Representatives have sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence asking for a report on deepfake technology, how it could be used to harm the US and any countermeasures that can be taken to detect and deter nefarious use of the te...
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  • US lawmakers say AI deepfakes ‘have the potential to disrupt every facet of our society'

    US lawmakers say AI deepfakes ‘have the potential to disrupt every facet of our society'

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    US politicians are getting increasingly worried about deepfakes - a new type of AI-assisted video editing that creates realistic results with minimal effort. Yesterday, a trio of lawmakers sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, asking him to assess the threat posed to national security by this new form of fakery.
    The letter says “hyper-realistic digital forgeries” showing “convincing depictions of individuals doing or saying things they never did” could be used for blackmail and misinformation. “As deep fake technology becomes more advanced and more accessible...
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