Deepfakes

Deepfakes are a red herring. Misleading video is everywhere

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The specter of “deepfakes” - those A.I.-modified videos in which people appear to say or do something they did not do - has sparked another round panic among journalists...
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House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies

2 days ago   |   Reuters

U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake...
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Race to defuse deepfake videos: UC Berkeley researchers creating software for newsrooms

9 days ago   |   ABC

You may have seen altered videos of celebrities or politicians like Nancy Pelosi, where their speech was changed from its original words or form. Researchers at UC Berkeley are...
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China Distributes Spyware at Its Border and Beyond

11 days ago   |   Wired

Plus, Cyber Command warns about Outlook bugs, Virginia criminalizes deepfake porn, and more top security news from this week.
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Deepfakes and Fake Nudes Could Become a Big Problem. News Organizations Don't Have to Publish Them

14 days ago   |   Slate

How do you show readers how an app can make fake nudes? You don't.
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What's Really Happening at our Immigration Detention Centers?

15 days ago   |   FOX News

A group of House Democrats say conditions at border detention facilities they visited are inhumane. Both the Border Patrol and the Trump Administration say that's not true!...
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‘Deepfake' revenge porn now banned in Virginia

15 days ago   |   NY Daily News

A loophole in Virginia's revenge porn law is officially gone. State lawmakers have updated its ban on unauthorized sharing of pornographic images to include “deepfakes,” the...
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‘Deepfakes' Are Videos Designed to Trick You Into Thinking They're Real. But There's a Way to Detect Them

19 days ago   |   Time

Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to...
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Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important'

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important'

20 days ago   |   New York Post

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but...
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A Few Thoughts about Deepfakes

20 days ago   |   Scientific American

The real way to combat them is with blockchain technology
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Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

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Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

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Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death

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'Send Her Back!' Trump Rally Erupts With New Racist Chant About Rep. Ilhan Omar

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House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

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British Open 2019: Rory McIlroy starts with disastrous quadruple-bogey eight

He was met with a raucous reception on the first tee, but Rory McIlroy endured an opening-hole meltdown at Royal Portrush. Read more ...

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Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

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British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it'll be a very early... Read more ...