Read at The Times of India
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, currently in jail on charges his supporters say are politically motivated, appeared to deliver a victory speech Saturday night after his party won the most seats in the country's general election. But Khan did not give the speech - an artificial intelligence mimic of his voice did.
Chairman Imran Khan's victory speech (AI version) after an unprecedented fightback from the nation
Experts said this demonstrates both the potential for using AI to circumvent suppression of speech and the technology's capacity to mislead.
"In this case, it's for a good end, perhaps an end we'd support - someone who's locked up on trumped-up charges of corruption being able to speak to his supporters," said AI expert Toby Walsh, as quoted in The New York Times. "But at the same time, it's undermining our belief in the things we see and hear."The AI video capped a tech-centric election strategy for Khan after he was barred from running himself. His party held online rallies and used social media despite censorship.