Deepfakes

Forget 2020 Election Fake News, Deepfake Videos Are All About The Porn

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Fake news isn't driving the surge in deepfake videos, pornography is. It's the privacy of women that is literally being stripped bare, not political fair play.
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From Porn to Scams, Deepfakes Are Becoming a Big Racket-And That's Unnerving Business Leaders and Lawmakers

9 days ago   |   Fortune

Deepfake videos , which use artificial intelligence to superimpose a celebrity's face on a porn star's body or to make a public figure appear to say or do something outrageous...
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Most Deepfakes Are Porn, and They're Multiplying Fast

9 days ago   |   Wired

Researchers worry that doctored videos may disrupt the 2020 election, but a new report finds that 96 percent of deepfakes are pornographic.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Two new laws have been passed in California aimed at stopping deepfakes in politics and porn. CNET reports...
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Prepare for the Deepfake Era of Web Video

10 days ago   |   Wired

“We're going to get more and more of this content and it's probably going to get of better quality,” says Sam Gregory of the human-rights nonprofit Witness.
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Axon boosts encryption, weighs blockchain to tackle body-cam 'deepfakes'

13 days ago   |   Reuters

Axon Enterprise Inc, the leading maker of U.S. police body cameras, began shipping new devices last week with security upgrades it says could aid in thwarting and discrediting...
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Even the AI Behind Deepfakes Can't Save Us From Being Duped

14 days ago   |   Wired

Google and Facebook are releasing troves of deepfakes to teach algorithms how to detect them. But the human eye will be needed for a long time.
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Deepfakes and the New Disinformation War

16 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but there is nothing that persuades quite like an audio or video recording of an event. At a time when partisans can barely agree on...
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The Technology 202: Lawmakers warn about threat of political deepfakes by creating one

19 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Bad actors could do worse in election season.
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Google releases 3,000 deepfake videos to help combat them

Google releases 3,000 deepfake videos to help combat them

20 days ago   |   New York Post

The tech giant is hoping their release will help academic researchers and other experts develop new ways to uncover and combat the manipulated videos.
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4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

4th man arrested in campaign finance case involving Rudy Giuliani associates

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General Motors, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal to end 31-day strike

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Yankees-Astros ALCS Game 4 postponed to Thursday due to rain

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The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has been approved by the FCC

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House condemns Trump's Syria withdrawal

House condemns Trump's Syria withdrawal

The House condemned President Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, which paved the way for Turkey's military assault against the Kurds. The... Read more ...

Police arrest underage student with 'Superbad' fake ID

Police arrest underage student with 'Superbad' fake ID

A 20-year-old man who police said was in an Iowa bar was apparently carrying a fake driver's license featuring the likeness of a movie character. Read more ...