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www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Queensland premier rules out AI-generated election material after LNP releases dancing TikTok attack advertisement

Debate sparked over political deep fake video of Queensland premier on TikTok [ more ]
POLITICO
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spot the deepfake: The AI tools undermining our own eyes and ears

Affordable and accessible generative AI tools contribute to the spread of false content on social media. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France politics

Truth or Fake - Deepfake of FRANCE 24 journalist continues to be shared on social media

FRANCE 24 has been a victim of a deepfake video spreading false information about the French President Emmanuel Macron.
The use of deepfake technology is on the rise, posing a threat to media organizations and public figures. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
London politics

Fake audio clips nearly caused serious disorder', says Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan warns about the danger of deepfake audio clips causing disorder
Khan calls for updated legislation to address the issue of fake or manipulated material spreading on social media [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Inside the Taylor Swift deepfake scandal: It's men telling a powerful woman to get back in her box'

Deepfake pornographic images of Taylor Swift spread rapidly on X social media platform.
Swift's experience is not the norm as most victims of nonconsensual deepfake pornographic content are not as fortunate. [ more ]
The Mercury News
5 months ago
Digital life

X pauses some Taylor Swift searches as deepfake explicit images spread

X, Elon Musk's social media platform, has blocked searches for Taylor Swift due to the circulation of pornographic deepfake images of the singer.
The deepfakes of Swift were created using an artificial intelligence image-generator, making them more difficult to detect and remove. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Queensland premier rules out AI-generated election material after LNP releases dancing TikTok attack advertisement

Debate sparked over political deep fake video of Queensland premier on TikTok [ more ]
POLITICO
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spot the deepfake: The AI tools undermining our own eyes and ears

Affordable and accessible generative AI tools contribute to the spread of false content on social media. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France politics

Truth or Fake - Deepfake of FRANCE 24 journalist continues to be shared on social media

FRANCE 24 has been a victim of a deepfake video spreading false information about the French President Emmanuel Macron.
The use of deepfake technology is on the rise, posing a threat to media organizations and public figures. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
London politics

Fake audio clips nearly caused serious disorder', says Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan warns about the danger of deepfake audio clips causing disorder
Khan calls for updated legislation to address the issue of fake or manipulated material spreading on social media [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Inside the Taylor Swift deepfake scandal: It's men telling a powerful woman to get back in her box'

Deepfake pornographic images of Taylor Swift spread rapidly on X social media platform.
Swift's experience is not the norm as most victims of nonconsensual deepfake pornographic content are not as fortunate. [ more ]
The Mercury News
5 months ago
Digital life

X pauses some Taylor Swift searches as deepfake explicit images spread

X, Elon Musk's social media platform, has blocked searches for Taylor Swift due to the circulation of pornographic deepfake images of the singer.
The deepfakes of Swift were created using an artificial intelligence image-generator, making them more difficult to detect and remove. [ more ]
moresocial-media
#ai-regulation
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
NYC politics

New York enacts law to curb AI deception in elections

New York passed a law targeting AI in political communications to prevent manipulation of voter perceptions. [ more ]
Bloomberg.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Sam Altman, Bill Gates Weigh AI Risks in Big Election Year

Leaders at the World Economic Forum are discussing the impact of ChatGPT on democracies and the regulation of AI in government.
There is debate about the likelihood of major disruption to elections due to artificial intelligence. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
NYC politics

New York enacts law to curb AI deception in elections

New York passed a law targeting AI in political communications to prevent manipulation of voter perceptions. [ more ]
Bloomberg.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Sam Altman, Bill Gates Weigh AI Risks in Big Election Year

Leaders at the World Economic Forum are discussing the impact of ChatGPT on democracies and the regulation of AI in government.
There is debate about the likelihood of major disruption to elections due to artificial intelligence. [ more ]
moreai-regulation
#regulation
New York Post
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google, Meta, OpenAI pledge to develop AI safely at global summit

Companies pledge to prioritize AI safety, innovation, and inclusivity amidst concerns over risks like deepfake. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

State Legislators, Wary of Deceptive Election Ads, Tighten A.I. Rules

State lawmakers are drafting bills to regulate deepfake political ads generated by artificial intelligence.
The goal is to prevent the spread of false or misleading information in political campaigns and elections. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google, Meta, OpenAI pledge to develop AI safely at global summit

Companies pledge to prioritize AI safety, innovation, and inclusivity amidst concerns over risks like deepfake. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

State Legislators, Wary of Deceptive Election Ads, Tighten A.I. Rules

State lawmakers are drafting bills to regulate deepfake political ads generated by artificial intelligence.
The goal is to prevent the spread of false or misleading information in political campaigns and elections. [ more ]
moreregulation
#cybersecurity
Graham Cluley
2 months ago
Information security

Smashing Security podcast #372: The fake deepfake, and Estate insecurity

Discussion on cybersecurity incidents and privacy concerns in the latest "Smashing Security" podcast. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

CEO of world's biggest ad firm targeted by deepfake scam

The head of WPP was targeted in a deepfake scam utilizing AI voice clone, exposing the rise of corporate deepfake attacks and the need for vigilance in virtual meetings. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

More than 250 UK celebrities become victims of deepfake porn

Over 250 British celebrities affected by deepfake porn, mostly women
Concerns raised over violation, ease of access, and the spread of misinformation through AI-generated deepfakes [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Digital life

The terrifying rise of 'voice cloning' scams

Voice cloning using AI is a new form of deepfake emerging, increasingly used by hackers.
Voice cloning technology has become accessible and can be used by almost anyone, requiring only a five-minute audio clip for cloning. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How To Keep AI From Stealing the Sound of Your Voice

Advances in AI have made it difficult to distinguish between authentic human speech and deepfake voices.
A new tool called AntiFake aims to prevent unauthorized speech synthesis and protect voices from piracy and counterfeiting. [ more ]
Graham Cluley
2 months ago
Information security

Smashing Security podcast #372: The fake deepfake, and Estate insecurity

Discussion on cybersecurity incidents and privacy concerns in the latest "Smashing Security" podcast. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

CEO of world's biggest ad firm targeted by deepfake scam

The head of WPP was targeted in a deepfake scam utilizing AI voice clone, exposing the rise of corporate deepfake attacks and the need for vigilance in virtual meetings. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

More than 250 UK celebrities become victims of deepfake porn

Over 250 British celebrities affected by deepfake porn, mostly women
Concerns raised over violation, ease of access, and the spread of misinformation through AI-generated deepfakes [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Digital life

The terrifying rise of 'voice cloning' scams

Voice cloning using AI is a new form of deepfake emerging, increasingly used by hackers.
Voice cloning technology has become accessible and can be used by almost anyone, requiring only a five-minute audio clip for cloning. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How To Keep AI From Stealing the Sound of Your Voice

Advances in AI have made it difficult to distinguish between authentic human speech and deepfake voices.
A new tool called AntiFake aims to prevent unauthorized speech synthesis and protect voices from piracy and counterfeiting. [ more ]
morecybersecurity
#misinformation
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Fact check: How to spot fake news ahead of EU elections DW 05/12/2024

Fake accounts using AI technology to create deepfake videos of Marine Le Pen's nieces to promote her party on TikTok were quickly exposed in French media. [ more ]
Poynter
2 months ago
Medicine

Deepfake video falsely pitches dietary supplement "created with Pfizer" as diabetes remedy - Poynter

Posts claiming to help avoid health scams on Facebook may be scams themselves, like the deepfake video warning about Dr. Oz's scams. [ more ]
US News & World Report
4 months ago
EU data protection

Europe Asks Google, Facebook, TikTok and Other Platforms How They're Reducing Generative AI Risks

EU regulators request info on tech companies' handling of generative AI risks like deepfakes under new regulations.
Commission raises concerns about generative AI risks including false information and automated manipulation. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Fact check: How to spot fake news ahead of EU elections DW 05/12/2024

Fake accounts using AI technology to create deepfake videos of Marine Le Pen's nieces to promote her party on TikTok were quickly exposed in French media. [ more ]
Poynter
2 months ago
Medicine

Deepfake video falsely pitches dietary supplement "created with Pfizer" as diabetes remedy - Poynter

Posts claiming to help avoid health scams on Facebook may be scams themselves, like the deepfake video warning about Dr. Oz's scams. [ more ]
US News & World Report
4 months ago
EU data protection

Europe Asks Google, Facebook, TikTok and Other Platforms How They're Reducing Generative AI Risks

EU regulators request info on tech companies' handling of generative AI risks like deepfakes under new regulations.
Commission raises concerns about generative AI risks including false information and automated manipulation. [ more ]
moremisinformation
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's image-generating AI gets an upgrade | TechCrunch

Google announced Imagen 3, an upgraded image generative AI model, with improved accuracy and reduced errors for text prompt translations. [ more ]
#ai
Pitchfork
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FKA twigs Submits AI Testimony to U.S. Senate, Saying She's Developing Her Own Deepfake

AI as a tool for artists with control over representations. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI deepfakes threaten to upend global elections. No one can stop them.

AI-powered media is being used unethically in political campaigns, impacting democratic processes globally. [ more ]
USA TODAY
5 months ago
Digital life

Real products, fake endorsements: Why experts say AI-generated ads will get tougher to spot

MrBeast's likeness was replicated using AI in a deepfake video without his permission.
The rise of deepfake advertising poses a serious problem as scammers can create realistic fake celebrity endorsements. [ more ]
TNW | Data-Security
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taylor Swift deepfake porn deluge a 'wake-up call' for lawmakers

Explicit, non-consensual deepfake images of Taylor Swift flooded social media platform X.
Legislation criminalizing the spread of non-consensual AI-generated pornography is being introduced in the US, UK, but not in the EU. [ more ]
MIT Technology Review
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Three ways we can fight deepfake porn

Nonconsensual deepfakes, particularly of women, have become a major issue as generative AI has made it easier to create and distribute them.
New tools such as watermarks and laws could help combat nonconsensual deepfake porn and hold perpetrators accountable. [ more ]
Tripwire
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

NCSC Warns That AI is Already Being Used by Ransomware Gangs

Malicious attackers are using artificial intelligence (AI) for more effective cyber attacks, and the volume and impact of threats will increase in the next two years.
AI tools make it easy to generate believable text, images, audio, and deepfake videos that can be used to deceive targets. [ more ]
Pitchfork
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FKA twigs Submits AI Testimony to U.S. Senate, Saying She's Developing Her Own Deepfake

AI as a tool for artists with control over representations. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI deepfakes threaten to upend global elections. No one can stop them.

AI-powered media is being used unethically in political campaigns, impacting democratic processes globally. [ more ]
USA TODAY
5 months ago
Digital life

Real products, fake endorsements: Why experts say AI-generated ads will get tougher to spot

MrBeast's likeness was replicated using AI in a deepfake video without his permission.
The rise of deepfake advertising poses a serious problem as scammers can create realistic fake celebrity endorsements. [ more ]
TNW | Data-Security
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taylor Swift deepfake porn deluge a 'wake-up call' for lawmakers

Explicit, non-consensual deepfake images of Taylor Swift flooded social media platform X.
Legislation criminalizing the spread of non-consensual AI-generated pornography is being introduced in the US, UK, but not in the EU. [ more ]
MIT Technology Review
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Three ways we can fight deepfake porn

Nonconsensual deepfakes, particularly of women, have become a major issue as generative AI has made it easier to create and distribute them.
New tools such as watermarks and laws could help combat nonconsensual deepfake porn and hold perpetrators accountable. [ more ]
Tripwire
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

NCSC Warns That AI is Already Being Used by Ransomware Gangs

Malicious attackers are using artificial intelligence (AI) for more effective cyber attacks, and the volume and impact of threats will increase in the next two years.
AI tools make it easy to generate believable text, images, audio, and deepfake videos that can be used to deceive targets. [ more ]
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#george-carlin
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

George Carlin's estate settles lawsuit over comedian's AI doppelganger

Lawsuit settlement over deepfake using George Carlin's voice and likeness.
Podcast creators agreed to remove content and refrain from using Carlin's attributes.
Importance of protecting a celebrity's likeness and copyright in the era of AI technology. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

George Carlin's estate settles lawsuit over comedian's AI doppelganger

Settlement reached in lawsuit over AI-created deepfake of George Carlin's voice on a comedy podcast.
Dudesy podcast and creators Will Sasso and Chad Kultgen to remove all versions of the podcast from the internet and refrain from using Carlin's likeness again. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

George Carlin's estate settles lawsuit over comedian's AI doppelganger

Lawsuit settlement over deepfake using George Carlin's voice and likeness.
Podcast creators agreed to remove content and refrain from using Carlin's attributes.
Importance of protecting a celebrity's likeness and copyright in the era of AI technology. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

George Carlin's estate settles lawsuit over comedian's AI doppelganger

Settlement reached in lawsuit over AI-created deepfake of George Carlin's voice on a comedy podcast.
Dudesy podcast and creators Will Sasso and Chad Kultgen to remove all versions of the podcast from the internet and refrain from using Carlin's likeness again. [ more ]
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TNW | Data-Security
4 months ago
Digital life

Italian PM seeks justice for deepfake porn video amid surge in cases

Deepfake porn videos uploaded before Meloni's prime minister appointment; seeking compensation
AI tools proliferation enables easy creation of deepfake porn, making perpetrators hard to track down
EU tech scene news includes deepfake-related content on popular sites [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU calls on tech firms to outline plans to tackle deepfakes amid election fears

Tech companies asked to detail deepfake measures under new EU laws
EU investigates AliExpress for illegal products under the Digital Services Act (DSA) [ more ]
#legislation
The Times of India
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Students arrested in the US for creating deepfake nudes of their classmates - Times of India

Criminal charges filed for creating deepfake nudes of classmates
Legislation and lawsuits emerging for AI-generated fake nudes [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Taylor Swift Deepfakes Highlight the Need for New Legal Protections

Deepfake pornographic images of Taylor Swift have been shared on social media, highlighting the lack of privacy protections for victims.
Deepfakes are a growing problem, with an increase in non-celebrities and children falling victim to this form of online abuse. [ more ]
The Times of India
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Students arrested in the US for creating deepfake nudes of their classmates - Times of India

Criminal charges filed for creating deepfake nudes of classmates
Legislation and lawsuits emerging for AI-generated fake nudes [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Taylor Swift Deepfakes Highlight the Need for New Legal Protections

Deepfake pornographic images of Taylor Swift have been shared on social media, highlighting the lack of privacy protections for victims.
Deepfakes are a growing problem, with an increase in non-celebrities and children falling victim to this form of online abuse. [ more ]
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WIRED
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Dark Side of Open Source AI Image Generators

AI-generated images used for attention-grabbing art
Open source image-generation technology can be exploited for harmful purposes [ more ]
Intelligencer
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How AI Is Being Used to Influence and Disrupt the 2024 Election

Deepfake Biden robocall using AI-generated voice in NH
Investigation reveals use of ElevenLabs' AI text-to-speech generator for fake audio [ more ]
TNW | Ecosystems
5 months ago
Podcast

Deepfakes are on the rise - and so is Arm's market cap

Deepfake face swapping
Race of Arm's stock price [ more ]
#indonesia
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Used to Resurrect Dead Dictator to Sway Election

An Indonesian political party created a deepfake video of a former dictator to endorse a political candidate.
The deepfake video is part of Indonesia's ongoing election cycle and supports the Golkar party and its candidate Prabowo Subianto. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI resurrects' long dead dictator in murky new era of deepfake electioneering | CNN

A deepfake video of former Indonesian president Suharto has been circulating on social media platforms ahead of the upcoming elections.
The video was created by cloning Suharto's face and voice using AI-generated deepfake technology.
The video was made by the political party Golkar to encourage voters to support their candidate and associate the party with Suharto's legacy. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Used to Resurrect Dead Dictator to Sway Election

An Indonesian political party created a deepfake video of a former dictator to endorse a political candidate.
The deepfake video is part of Indonesia's ongoing election cycle and supports the Golkar party and its candidate Prabowo Subianto. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI resurrects' long dead dictator in murky new era of deepfake electioneering | CNN

A deepfake video of former Indonesian president Suharto has been circulating on social media platforms ahead of the upcoming elections.
The video was created by cloning Suharto's face and voice using AI-generated deepfake technology.
The video was made by the political party Golkar to encourage voters to support their candidate and associate the party with Suharto's legacy. [ more ]
moreindonesia
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Imran Khan -- victory speech from jail shows AI genius

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, released a deepfake video from jail declaring victory in the elections.
The video features historical images and footage of Khan and includes a disclaimer about its artificial intelligence origins. [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Photos Shouldn't Be Allowed Everywhere - See Also

California is taking steps to combat deepfakes
The U.S. News Biglaw ranking is controversial [ more ]
#taylor-swift
New York Post
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft scrambles to update its free AI software after Taylor Swift deepfakes scandal

Microsoft updated its AI software, Designer, to add guardrails and prevent the use of non-consensual photos after the tool was linked to creating deepfake images of Taylor Swift.
The fake photos of Taylor Swift circulated on social media platforms and were traced back to Microsoft's Designer AI before spreading.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella emphasized the need for tech companies to crack down on the misuse of artificial intelligence tools and described the spread of fake explicit images as alarming and terrible. [ more ]
WIRED
5 months ago
Digital life

If Taylor Swift Can't Defeat Deepfake Porn, No One Can

Taylor Swift's fans, known as Swifties, rallied together to protect her after sexually explicit deepfake images of her circulated on social media.
Deepfake porn, including nonconsensual explicit images of women, is becoming more common as AI technology improves. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

X can't stop spread of explicit, fake AI Taylor Swift images

AI-generated deepfake images sexualizing Taylor Swift are circulating online, sparking outrage.
The spread of these deepfakes may lead to a mainstream reckoning on the harms of non-consensual deepfake pornography. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Swift retaliation: Fans strike back after explicit deepfakes flood X | TechCrunch

Nonconsensual deepfake porn of Taylor Swift went viral.
Swifties are organizing to bury AI-generated deepfake content of their idol. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft scrambles to update its free AI software after Taylor Swift deepfakes scandal

Microsoft updated its AI software, Designer, to add guardrails and prevent the use of non-consensual photos after the tool was linked to creating deepfake images of Taylor Swift.
The fake photos of Taylor Swift circulated on social media platforms and were traced back to Microsoft's Designer AI before spreading.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella emphasized the need for tech companies to crack down on the misuse of artificial intelligence tools and described the spread of fake explicit images as alarming and terrible. [ more ]
WIRED
5 months ago
Digital life

If Taylor Swift Can't Defeat Deepfake Porn, No One Can

Taylor Swift's fans, known as Swifties, rallied together to protect her after sexually explicit deepfake images of her circulated on social media.
Deepfake porn, including nonconsensual explicit images of women, is becoming more common as AI technology improves. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

X can't stop spread of explicit, fake AI Taylor Swift images

AI-generated deepfake images sexualizing Taylor Swift are circulating online, sparking outrage.
The spread of these deepfakes may lead to a mainstream reckoning on the harms of non-consensual deepfake pornography. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Swift retaliation: Fans strike back after explicit deepfakes flood X | TechCrunch

Nonconsensual deepfake porn of Taylor Swift went viral.
Swifties are organizing to bury AI-generated deepfake content of their idol. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Gay CEO of OpenAI unveils plan to prevent widespread fraud in 2024 elections

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has revealed a plan to prevent AI-generated disinformation in the upcoming national elections.
The three-point plan focuses on preventing abuse, improving detection of AI-generated content, and providing accurate election information to users.
OpenAI is not allowing the use of its technology for political campaigning or lobbying, including the creation of chatbots that impersonate candidates or institutions. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Digital life

Deepfakes exploiting Taylor Swift images exemplify a scourge with little oversight

Deepfake technology has become more accessible, leading to an increase in nonconsensual pornographic videos.
Many of these deepfake videos target young women, including underage individuals. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Scandal as AI-Generated Audio of Politician Slamming Colleague Goes Viral

AI-generated audio deepfakes a politician's voice in a viral clip of him insulting a colleague.
The incident highlights the potential for AI to be used for political mischief and deception. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
Digital life

Journalist says commie sl**' account was set up in her name by far right

Investigative journalist Sian Norris was targeted by far-right trolls who created pornography profiles in her name to silence her coverage of their anti-feminist subculture.
Norris believes that deepfake images may have been used to create these accounts, raising concerns about the use of manipulated explicit content without consent.
The traditional wife movement, which Norris reported on, involves couples conforming to ultra-conservative gender roles and has garnered attention in far-right circles. [ more ]
WIRED
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Biden Deepfake Robocall Is Only the Beginning

An uncanny deepfake audio impersonating President Joe Biden was used in a robocall during the New Hampshire primary.
The incident has raised concerns about the role of generative AI in spreading disinformation. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Fake 'Joe Biden' robocalls tell New Hampshire Democrats not to vote in primary

Deepfake messages are being used to discourage New Hampshire Democrats from voting in the primary.
The messages purport to be from President Biden and encourage voters to save their vote for the November election. [ more ]
Ars Technica
6 months ago
Digital life

Report: Deepfake porn consistently found atop Google, Bing search results

Search engines like Google and Bing are being criticized for making it easy to find nonconsensual deepfake pornography.
Google and Bing have generated links to deepfake videos and photos in top search results multiple times, including explicit content involving underage actors. [ more ]
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Intellectual Property Law
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

No AI FRAUD Act Would Create IP Rights to Prevent Voice and Likeness Misappropriation

The No AI FRAUD Act aims to create legal mechanisms to prevent unauthorized uses of individuals' likenesses and voices by generative AI platforms.
Individuals would have property rights in their own likeness and voice, similar to other forms of intellectual property rights. [ more ]
Coindesk
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

We Tried Fox's Blockchain-Based Tool for Deepfake Detection. Here's How It Went

Fox Corp launches 'Verify,' a blockchain-based tool to verify the authenticity of digital media
Verify addresses the problems of deepfake content and unauthorized use of content for AI training [ more ]
Ars Technica
7 months ago
Digital life

These AI-generated news anchors are freaking me out

Start-up Channel 1 showcases AI-generated avatars reading the news, revealing the advancement of AI-generated videos and their potential impact.
The AI-generated news anchors make it clear in their sample newscast that they are not real people and are powered by sophisticated systems. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Digital life

Nudify' Apps That Use AI to Undress' Women in Photos Are Soaring in Popularity

Apps and websites that use AI to undress women in photos are gaining popularity
Non-consensual pornography and deepfake software are becoming more common due to advances in AI technology [ more ]
Truthout
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FEC Faces Calls to Regulate Deceptive AI in Campaign Ads Amid Growing Concerns

Over 50 lawmakers and 30 organizations have urged the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to regulate the use of deceptive artificial intelligence (AI) in campaign ads.
Public Citizen argues that the provision on 'fraudulent misrepresentation' should apply to AI-generated content that falsely portrays federal candidates. [ more ]
#AI
ScienceDaily
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Defending your voice against deepfakes

Ning Zhang has developed AntiFake, a tool to defend against deepfake speech synthesis by distorting audio signals just enough to confuse AI.
AntiFake takes a proactive stance by preventing the synthesis of deceptive speech before it happens.
The code for AntiFake is freely available to users. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Merriam-Webster's 2023 word of the year is a nod to AI's schism

Merriam-Webster's 2023 Word of the Year is 'Authentic'.
The rise of AI has blurred the line between real and fake, making authenticity more important.
'Deepfake' also earned a spot in the dictionary's 2023 Words of the Year list. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Defending your voice against deepfakes

Ning Zhang has developed AntiFake, a tool to defend against deepfake speech synthesis by distorting audio signals just enough to confuse AI.
AntiFake takes a proactive stance by preventing the synthesis of deceptive speech before it happens.
The code for AntiFake is freely available to users. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Merriam-Webster's 2023 word of the year is a nod to AI's schism

Merriam-Webster's 2023 Word of the Year is 'Authentic'.
The rise of AI has blurred the line between real and fake, making authenticity more important.
'Deepfake' also earned a spot in the dictionary's 2023 Words of the Year list. [ more ]
moreAI
www.independent.co.uk
8 months ago
London

Met Police says fake audio of London mayor not a crime'

The Metropolitan Police have stated that fake audio clips of the Mayor of London do not constitute a criminal offense.
The fake audio clips surfaced on TikTok and contained controversial statements attributed to the Mayor regarding Remembrance Day commemorations.
The Met Police confirmed that they reviewed the fake footage but decided not to take further action. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
France politics

Russia targets Paris Olympics with deepfake Tom Cruise video

Russia is deploying deepfake Tom Cruise in disinformation campaign against Paris Olympics. [ more ]
MobileAppAaily
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's Text-To-Speech AI Is Too Dangerous For Public

Microsoft developed VALL-E 2 AI speech generator may be too dangerous for public release. [ more ]
ReadWrite
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk DeepFakes peddle crypto scams on YouTube

Deepfake of Elon Musk used in cryptocurrency scam during YouTube Live broadcast. [ more ]
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