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TNW | Deep-Tech
1 day ago
Science

Researchers detect deepfakes with the same tools used to survey galaxies

Researchers claim they can detect deepfakes by studying reflections in the eyes using astronomy tools. [ more ]
#generative-artificial-intelligence
www.nature.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Who Owns Your Voice in the Age of AI?

The use of generative artificial intelligence (genAI) raises questions about protecting individuals' appearance and voice rights. [ more ]
Cbsnews
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI poses threat to election security, federal intelligence agencies warn

Generative AI poses a serious threat to election security, both domestically and internationally. [ more ]
www.nature.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Who Owns Your Voice in the Age of AI?

The use of generative artificial intelligence (genAI) raises questions about protecting individuals' appearance and voice rights. [ more ]
Cbsnews
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI poses threat to election security, federal intelligence agencies warn

Generative AI poses a serious threat to election security, both domestically and internationally. [ more ]
moregenerative-artificial-intelligence
Fast Company
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

California advances AI proposals on discrimination, deepfakes, jobs

California aims to build public trust, fight algorithmic discrimination, and outlaw certain deepfakes, potentially leading the way for AI regulations in the US. [ more ]
#misinformation
WIRED
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

2024 Is the Year of the Generative AI Election

Generative AI will amplify misinformation despite existing guardrails. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

AI-powered hate content is on the rise, experts say | CBC News

AI-generated hate content, like altered historical clips of Adolf Hitler, is a rising concern for the spread of misinformation and hateful propaganda online. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How Blockchains Can Help Solve AI's Deepfake Problem

AI in finance enhances decision-making. Deepfakes pose risks with AI misuse for deceptive purposes. [ more ]
Newsweek
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How the Primaries Went Fine Despite AI Warnings

AI use in 2024 US elections was benign, with minimal nefarious impact despite doomsday predictions. [ more ]
Mashable
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will now watermark users' AI-generated images

Snapchat is introducing watermarking on AI-generated images to combat misinformation and deepfakes. [ more ]
InnovationAus.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How governments can foster trust in the age of AI

The Australian government is considering a risk-based approach to regulating AI to balance economic growth with safety.
Building trust in AI is crucial, starting with the voluntary labelling of AI-generated content to combat deepfakes and misinformation. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

2024 Is the Year of the Generative AI Election

Generative AI will amplify misinformation despite existing guardrails. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

AI-powered hate content is on the rise, experts say | CBC News

AI-generated hate content, like altered historical clips of Adolf Hitler, is a rising concern for the spread of misinformation and hateful propaganda online. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How Blockchains Can Help Solve AI's Deepfake Problem

AI in finance enhances decision-making. Deepfakes pose risks with AI misuse for deceptive purposes. [ more ]
Newsweek
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How the Primaries Went Fine Despite AI Warnings

AI use in 2024 US elections was benign, with minimal nefarious impact despite doomsday predictions. [ more ]
Mashable
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will now watermark users' AI-generated images

Snapchat is introducing watermarking on AI-generated images to combat misinformation and deepfakes. [ more ]
InnovationAus.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How governments can foster trust in the age of AI

The Australian government is considering a risk-based approach to regulating AI to balance economic growth with safety.
Building trust in AI is crucial, starting with the voluntary labelling of AI-generated content to combat deepfakes and misinformation. [ more ]
moremisinformation
#political-advertising
Mashable SEA
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The FCC may require AI labels for political ads

FCC exploring new rules for disclosing AI in political ads. [ more ]
InnovationAus.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Australia not equipped to handle deepfake electoral threat

Deepfakes pose a significant threat to the integrity of Australia's electoral system. [ more ]
Mashable SEA
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The FCC may require AI labels for political ads

FCC exploring new rules for disclosing AI in political ads. [ more ]
InnovationAus.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Australia not equipped to handle deepfake electoral threat

Deepfakes pose a significant threat to the integrity of Australia's electoral system. [ more ]
morepolitical-advertising
#ai
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Information security

Industry report cites deepfakes as second most common security concern

Deepfakes rank as a significant concern for UK businesses, impacting security and third-party risks.
Organizations are increasing emphasis on staff training and education to combat deepfake threats and improve information security. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK MPs call for law to protect musicians from AI deepfakes

MPs in the UK advocate for legislation to protect musicians from AI-generated deepfakes, highlighting the benefits and risks of AI in the music industry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

What is a deepfake and why does the government want to make them illegal?

Creation of sexually explicit deepfakes to be criminal offense under new legislation. [ more ]
TheWrap
3 months ago
Marketing

Google Uses AI to Suspend Bad Ads Ahead of Election

Google used AI to combat targeted ad campaigns with deepfakes.
Google removed over 5.5 billion ads, suspending 12.7 million advertiser accounts in 2023. [ more ]
Gadget
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How to bust deep fake voices - Gadget

AI can detect deepfakes by analyzing vocal biomarkers like breathing patterns.
Machine learning can distinguish between real and deepfake audio with around 80% accuracy. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

YouTube now requires creators to disclose when realistic content was made with AI | TechCrunch

Creators must disclose AI-generated realistic content to viewers on YouTube.
New tool in Creator Studio to help creators disclose altered or synthetic media created with generative AI. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Information security

Industry report cites deepfakes as second most common security concern

Deepfakes rank as a significant concern for UK businesses, impacting security and third-party risks.
Organizations are increasing emphasis on staff training and education to combat deepfake threats and improve information security. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK MPs call for law to protect musicians from AI deepfakes

MPs in the UK advocate for legislation to protect musicians from AI-generated deepfakes, highlighting the benefits and risks of AI in the music industry. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

What is a deepfake and why does the government want to make them illegal?

Creation of sexually explicit deepfakes to be criminal offense under new legislation. [ more ]
TheWrap
3 months ago
Marketing

Google Uses AI to Suspend Bad Ads Ahead of Election

Google used AI to combat targeted ad campaigns with deepfakes.
Google removed over 5.5 billion ads, suspending 12.7 million advertiser accounts in 2023. [ more ]
Gadget
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How to bust deep fake voices - Gadget

AI can detect deepfakes by analyzing vocal biomarkers like breathing patterns.
Machine learning can distinguish between real and deepfake audio with around 80% accuracy. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

YouTube now requires creators to disclose when realistic content was made with AI | TechCrunch

Creators must disclose AI-generated realistic content to viewers on YouTube.
New tool in Creator Studio to help creators disclose altered or synthetic media created with generative AI. [ more ]
moreai
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Senators Propose $32 Billion in Annual A.I. Spending but Defer Regulation

A bipartisan group of senators released a plan for AI funding and regulations with a focus on addressing risks and supporting innovation. [ more ]
#ai-generated-images
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

The Internet Is Full of Deepfakes, and the Sky Is Full of Trash

Deepfakes can deceive, emphasizing the importance of media literacy and fact-checking in an age of AI-generated images. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Education

LA high school students, parents warned about spreading deepfake photo threat

School districts in Los Angeles are investigating inappropriate AI-generated images of students, emphasizing the need for ethical technology use education. [ more ]
1News
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Fake photos show Trump with black voters, highlighting AI concerns

AI-generated images of Trump with Black people circulated online
Concerns about AI-generated deepfakes impacting the upcoming election [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta will start labeling AI-generated images on Instagram and Facebook

Meta, the owner of Instagram and Facebook, will start labeling images created with leading artificial intelligence tools in the coming months.
Tech companies are under pressure to address the potential for AI to mislead people, especially during high-profile elections.
Meta will use invisible markers and labels in multiple languages to indicate whether content is real or fake. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

The Internet Is Full of Deepfakes, and the Sky Is Full of Trash

Deepfakes can deceive, emphasizing the importance of media literacy and fact-checking in an age of AI-generated images. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Education

LA high school students, parents warned about spreading deepfake photo threat

School districts in Los Angeles are investigating inappropriate AI-generated images of students, emphasizing the need for ethical technology use education. [ more ]
1News
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Fake photos show Trump with black voters, highlighting AI concerns

AI-generated images of Trump with Black people circulated online
Concerns about AI-generated deepfakes impacting the upcoming election [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta will start labeling AI-generated images on Instagram and Facebook

Meta, the owner of Instagram and Facebook, will start labeling images created with leading artificial intelligence tools in the coming months.
Tech companies are under pressure to address the potential for AI to mislead people, especially during high-profile elections.
Meta will use invisible markers and labels in multiple languages to indicate whether content is real or fake. [ more ]
moreai-generated-images
#tiktok
Theregister
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

TikTok becomes first to require watermaking of AI content

TikTok partners with C2PA to label AI-generated content for authenticity. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Now Labeling AI-Generated Content Made Outside of App | Entrepreneur

TikTok now labels AI-generated content, even from external sources, for transparent viewing and differentiation purposes. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

TikTok becomes first to require watermaking of AI content

TikTok partners with C2PA to label AI-generated content for authenticity. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Now Labeling AI-Generated Content Made Outside of App | Entrepreneur

TikTok now labels AI-generated content, even from external sources, for transparent viewing and differentiation purposes. [ more ]
moretiktok
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

How Creator Agencies Prepare for a 'Deepfake Summer'

AI influencers provide a cost-effective option for brands, but the rise of synthetic influencers poses a threat to human influencers' income. [ more ]
#openai
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI considers allowing users to create AI-generated pornography

OpenAI exploring allowing AI-generated NSFW content in age-appropriate contexts, excluding deepfakes, sparking controversy and deliberation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

ChatGPT maker OpenAI exploring how to 'responsibly' make AI erotica

OpenAI is considering allowing users to create sexually graphic content in a responsible manner using its advanced AI tools. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why deepfake detection isn't as simple as OpenAI's true-false binary

Tech companies are rolling out tools to detect AI-generated content but face challenges in combating deepfakes for major global elections.
Observant humans remain the best at detecting flaws in deepfakes, highlighting the limitations of current AI detection tools.
OpenAI introduced an AI image detection classifier able to detect a high percentage of AI-generated images from their DALL-E 3 model. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft and OpenAI launch $2M fund to counter election deepfakes | TechCrunch

Microsoft and OpenAI are establishing a $2 million fund to address the risks of AI and deepfakes in influencing voters and democracy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI considers allowing users to create AI-generated pornography

OpenAI exploring allowing AI-generated NSFW content in age-appropriate contexts, excluding deepfakes, sparking controversy and deliberation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

ChatGPT maker OpenAI exploring how to 'responsibly' make AI erotica

OpenAI is considering allowing users to create sexually graphic content in a responsible manner using its advanced AI tools. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why deepfake detection isn't as simple as OpenAI's true-false binary

Tech companies are rolling out tools to detect AI-generated content but face challenges in combating deepfakes for major global elections.
Observant humans remain the best at detecting flaws in deepfakes, highlighting the limitations of current AI detection tools.
OpenAI introduced an AI image detection classifier able to detect a high percentage of AI-generated images from their DALL-E 3 model. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft and OpenAI launch $2M fund to counter election deepfakes | TechCrunch

Microsoft and OpenAI are establishing a $2 million fund to address the risks of AI and deepfakes in influencing voters and democracy. [ more ]
moreopenai
#ai-technology
Fast Company
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Who stole the show at this year's Met Gala? AI deepfakes

Celebrities at the Met Gala are at risk of AI-generated deepfake impersonations, blurring the line between reality and fiction. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Inceptionism' and Balenciaga popes: a brief history of deepfakes

Deepfakes by AI and numerous polls make 2024 elections unique concerns.
Potential for highly disruptive technology with important elections around the world. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tackling deepfakes 'has turned into an arms race'

Super-recognizers like Louise Bruder are essential in identifying individuals for digital ID firms.
The rise of deepfakes presents a challenge for ID verification, requiring new technology to detect AI-generated content. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Man Running AI-Powered Porn Site Horrified by What Users Are Asking For

AI technology is reshaping the porn industry, allowing for the creation of personalized content.
Challenges arise with user-generated AI porn content, raising ethical and legal concerns. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Who stole the show at this year's Met Gala? AI deepfakes

Celebrities at the Met Gala are at risk of AI-generated deepfake impersonations, blurring the line between reality and fiction. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Inceptionism' and Balenciaga popes: a brief history of deepfakes

Deepfakes by AI and numerous polls make 2024 elections unique concerns.
Potential for highly disruptive technology with important elections around the world. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tackling deepfakes 'has turned into an arms race'

Super-recognizers like Louise Bruder are essential in identifying individuals for digital ID firms.
The rise of deepfakes presents a challenge for ID verification, requiring new technology to detect AI-generated content. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Man Running AI-Powered Porn Site Horrified by What Users Are Asking For

AI technology is reshaping the porn industry, allowing for the creation of personalized content.
Challenges arise with user-generated AI porn content, raising ethical and legal concerns. [ more ]
moreai-technology
NBC News
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Top AI companies commit to child safety principles as industry grapples with deepfake scandals

Top AI companies pledge to combat AI-generated CSAM after scandals. [ more ]
#ethics
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Education

School Employee Arrested After Racist Deepfake Recording of Principal Spreads

The misuse of artificial intelligence to create fake disturbing content is a growing concern in schools. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft unveils deepfake tech that's too good to release

Microsoft demonstrated VASA-1, an AI framework for creating realistic talking videos from images, text, and voice, but decided against releasing it due to ethical concerns. [ more ]
Reuters
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

'AI godfather', others urge more deepfake regulation in open letter

AI experts call for deepfake regulation
Key recommendations for regulating deepfakes [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Education

School Employee Arrested After Racist Deepfake Recording of Principal Spreads

The misuse of artificial intelligence to create fake disturbing content is a growing concern in schools. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft unveils deepfake tech that's too good to release

Microsoft demonstrated VASA-1, an AI framework for creating realistic talking videos from images, text, and voice, but decided against releasing it due to ethical concerns. [ more ]
Reuters
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

'AI godfather', others urge more deepfake regulation in open letter

AI experts call for deepfake regulation
Key recommendations for regulating deepfakes [ more ]
moreethics
Ars Technica
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Deepfakes in the courtroom: US judicial panel debates new AI evidence rules

The challenges of policing AI-generated evidence in court trials were discussed by a federal judicial panel in Washington, DC. [ more ]
#ai-tools
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Sex offender banned from using AI tools in landmark UK case

Sex offender banned from using AI tools for 5 years due to creation of indecent images of children. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

New AI video tools increase worries of deepfakes ahead of elections

AI tools like Sora could create realistic deepfakes, potentially misleading voters.
Regulators struggle with AI-generated disinformation, impacting elections and public trust. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Sex offender banned from using AI tools in landmark UK case

Sex offender banned from using AI tools for 5 years due to creation of indecent images of children. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

New AI video tools increase worries of deepfakes ahead of elections

AI tools like Sora could create realistic deepfakes, potentially misleading voters.
Regulators struggle with AI-generated disinformation, impacting elections and public trust. [ more ]
moreai-tools
#generative-ai
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Where do we draw the line on using AI in TV and film?

The encroachment of generative AI in Hollywood is a major concern, impacting creators' livelihoods and sparking fear and caution in the industry. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU dials up scrutiny of major platforms over GenAI risks ahead of elections | TechCrunch

EU requesting information on generative AI risks from tech giants like Google, Meta, Microsoft
Stress tests planned to assess platforms' readiness for generative AI risks before European Parliament elections [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

This old Fast Company' article is a touchstone for the AI deepfake age

Generative AI like OpenAI's Sora can create realistic videos from written prompts
Concerns about AI creating deepfakes and rewriting history by manipulating historical media [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Music

Beyonce's new songs went viral. So did their AI covers.

Existing rules can be insufficient when it comes to tackling the challenges presented by AI.
The music industry is determined not to repeat past mistakes in dealing with AI. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Information security

Microsoft says US rivals are beginning to use generative AI in offensive cyber operations

Microsoft detects and disrupts threats using generative AI technology developed by U.S. adversaries.
The use of generative AI by cybercriminals poses a threat to cybersecurity and democracy. [ more ]
Hindustan Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Labels and watermarks become weapons of choice to identify AI images

Generative AI tools have led to the spread of fake images and videos being passed off as real, including explicit deepfakes of celebrities like Taylor Swift and Drake.
Social media platforms like X (formerly Twitter) have struggled to control the spread of these fake images, indicating the limitations of their systems in checking virality. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Where do we draw the line on using AI in TV and film?

The encroachment of generative AI in Hollywood is a major concern, impacting creators' livelihoods and sparking fear and caution in the industry. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU dials up scrutiny of major platforms over GenAI risks ahead of elections | TechCrunch

EU requesting information on generative AI risks from tech giants like Google, Meta, Microsoft
Stress tests planned to assess platforms' readiness for generative AI risks before European Parliament elections [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

This old Fast Company' article is a touchstone for the AI deepfake age

Generative AI like OpenAI's Sora can create realistic videos from written prompts
Concerns about AI creating deepfakes and rewriting history by manipulating historical media [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Music

Beyonce's new songs went viral. So did their AI covers.

Existing rules can be insufficient when it comes to tackling the challenges presented by AI.
The music industry is determined not to repeat past mistakes in dealing with AI. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Information security

Microsoft says US rivals are beginning to use generative AI in offensive cyber operations

Microsoft detects and disrupts threats using generative AI technology developed by U.S. adversaries.
The use of generative AI by cybercriminals poses a threat to cybersecurity and democracy. [ more ]
Hindustan Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Labels and watermarks become weapons of choice to identify AI images

Generative AI tools have led to the spread of fake images and videos being passed off as real, including explicit deepfakes of celebrities like Taylor Swift and Drake.
Social media platforms like X (formerly Twitter) have struggled to control the spread of these fake images, indicating the limitations of their systems in checking virality. [ more ]
moregenerative-ai
#ai-model
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's New AI Vasa App Makes Photos Talk and Sing | Entrepreneur

Microsoft introduced AI model VASA-1, transforming single pictures and audio into realistic lip-syncing videos, surpassing competitors in quality. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Dystopian Google AI Tool Turns Still Images into Creepy Talking Videos

Google researchers have developed an AI model, Vlogger, that can turn a single image into a moving, talking avatar.
The Vlogger model aims to enhance online communication, education, and creative processes by creating realistic fake people. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft's New AI Vasa App Makes Photos Talk and Sing | Entrepreneur

Microsoft introduced AI model VASA-1, transforming single pictures and audio into realistic lip-syncing videos, surpassing competitors in quality. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Dystopian Google AI Tool Turns Still Images into Creepy Talking Videos

Google researchers have developed an AI model, Vlogger, that can turn a single image into a moving, talking avatar.
The Vlogger model aims to enhance online communication, education, and creative processes by creating realistic fake people. [ more ]
moreai-model
#meta
The Economic Times
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta to start labeling AI-generated content in May

Meta will start labeling AI-generated media to address deepfake risks.
Meta will no longer remove manipulated images, instead opting for labeling and contextualization. [ more ]
The Economic Times
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta to start labeling AI-generated content in May

Meta will start labeling AI-generated media from May to tackle deepfakes while ensuring freedom of speech.
Meta's shift to labeling manipulated content follows criticism from its oversight board and is part of a broader industry effort against deceptive content. [ more ]
Fortune
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why Meta's C2PA 'watermarks' for AI content are flawed

AI watermarks can be easily removed in seconds, undermining their efficacy.
Meta's AI watermarking plan criticized as 'flimsy' and easily circumvented. [ more ]
IEEE Spectrum
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta's Flimsy AI Watermarking Plan Won't Save Democracy

2024 will mark the first "AI election" in the US
Meta announced labeling AI-generated content but faces challenges with deepfakes. [ more ]
The Economic Times
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta to start labeling AI-generated content in May

Meta will start labeling AI-generated media to address deepfake risks.
Meta will no longer remove manipulated images, instead opting for labeling and contextualization. [ more ]
The Economic Times
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta to start labeling AI-generated content in May

Meta will start labeling AI-generated media from May to tackle deepfakes while ensuring freedom of speech.
Meta's shift to labeling manipulated content follows criticism from its oversight board and is part of a broader industry effort against deceptive content. [ more ]
Fortune
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why Meta's C2PA 'watermarks' for AI content are flawed

AI watermarks can be easily removed in seconds, undermining their efficacy.
Meta's AI watermarking plan criticized as 'flimsy' and easily circumvented. [ more ]
IEEE Spectrum
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta's Flimsy AI Watermarking Plan Won't Save Democracy

2024 will mark the first "AI election" in the US
Meta announced labeling AI-generated content but faces challenges with deepfakes. [ more ]
moremeta
#artificial-intelligence
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

An A.I. Researcher Takes On Election Deepfakes

Oren Etzioni warns of A.I. accelerating disinformation online.
He founded TrueMedia.org to combat A.I.-generated deepfakes and digital disinformation.
TrueMedia.org released free tools to identify fake media files and help in verifying online content. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Digital life

"Shame must change sides": a Belgian model warns about deepnudes

Deepfakes are becoming more prevalent, impacting individuals like Julia.
Julia took legal action after receiving fake nude photos generated by AI. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft: We must have a way to slow down or turn off artificial intelligence'

Artificial Intelligence is a crucial technology with significant implications.
Brad Smith emphasizes the importance of addressing issues such as deepfakes and cybersecurity in AI development. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Big Tech companies sign accord to fight AI-generated election trickery

Major technology companies signed voluntary pact to prevent AI disruption of elections
The accord focuses on detecting and labeling deceptive AI content, not banning or removing it [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated election trickery

Major tech companies have signed a pact to adopt precautions against the use of AI to disrupt elections.
The voluntary accord focuses on detecting and labeling deepfakes but does not commit to banning or removing them. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Parenting

"I Died That Day" Lawmakers in the US are getting calls from dead kids

Deepfake calls from deceased kids are being used to advocate for gun safety and stricter laws
Artificial intelligence and the use of deepfakes raise questions about legality [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

An A.I. Researcher Takes On Election Deepfakes

Oren Etzioni warns of A.I. accelerating disinformation online.
He founded TrueMedia.org to combat A.I.-generated deepfakes and digital disinformation.
TrueMedia.org released free tools to identify fake media files and help in verifying online content. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Digital life

"Shame must change sides": a Belgian model warns about deepnudes

Deepfakes are becoming more prevalent, impacting individuals like Julia.
Julia took legal action after receiving fake nude photos generated by AI. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft: We must have a way to slow down or turn off artificial intelligence'

Artificial Intelligence is a crucial technology with significant implications.
Brad Smith emphasizes the importance of addressing issues such as deepfakes and cybersecurity in AI development. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Big Tech companies sign accord to fight AI-generated election trickery

Major technology companies signed voluntary pact to prevent AI disruption of elections
The accord focuses on detecting and labeling deceptive AI content, not banning or removing it [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated election trickery

Major tech companies have signed a pact to adopt precautions against the use of AI to disrupt elections.
The voluntary accord focuses on detecting and labeling deepfakes but does not commit to banning or removing them. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Parenting

"I Died That Day" Lawmakers in the US are getting calls from dead kids

Deepfake calls from deceased kids are being used to advocate for gun safety and stricter laws
Artificial intelligence and the use of deepfakes raise questions about legality [ more ]
moreartificial-intelligence
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Women

Opinion | The Online Degradation of Women and Girls That We Meet With a Shrug

Deepfakes extend beyond political manipulation to exploiting women and girls in pornographic ways.
Deepfake nude imagery disproportionately impacts women and girls with little recourse. [ more ]
Poynter
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI detection tools for audio deepfakes fall short. How 4 tools fare and what we can do instead - Poynter

AI-generated audio used in robocalls led to FCC ban
Challenges in detecting AI-generated audio clip
Deepfake audio is easier and cheaper to produce than video [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Annie Leibovitz isn't worried about the dangers of AI generated images

Annie Leibovitz isn't concerned about AI in photography.
Artists are alarmed by AI-generated images infringing on copyrights. [ more ]
#ai-regulation
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Labour considers nudification' ban and cross-party pledge on AI deepfakes

Labour considering ban on nudification tools for deepfakes
Regulation needed to prevent harmful uses of AI [ more ]
www.cnn.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Europe investigates Big Tech's use of generative AI

The European Union is investigating Big Tech's use of AI and handling of deepfakes.
The inquiry focuses on how companies plan to manage AI risks like false information and election manipulation. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

IBM calls for stricter regulatory posture on deepfakes

IBM urges regulation of deepfakes for election security and creator protection
IBM supports bipartisan deepfake prevention legislation and EU's AI Act [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tech Companies Agree to New Accord to Limit the Impacts of AI Deepfakes

Tech companies agreed to prevent AI disruption in elections
AI deepfakes used in Indonesian election [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Further action required on deepfakes, says British self-governing island

The Isle of Man is pushing for broader policies on deepfakes as new legislation on sexual offenses is introduced.
The Isle of Man government is looking at a UK proposal to label all AI-generated images in order to target deepfakes. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Nicki Minaj, Who's Used AI, Decries Use of AI

Nicki Minaj has signed an open letter supporting AI regulation despite using AI-generated imagery.
The bill she supports, the No Artificial Intelligence Fake Replicas And Unauthorized Duplications Act, aims to regulate the use of AI voice replicas. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Labour considers nudification' ban and cross-party pledge on AI deepfakes

Labour considering ban on nudification tools for deepfakes
Regulation needed to prevent harmful uses of AI [ more ]
www.cnn.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Europe investigates Big Tech's use of generative AI

The European Union is investigating Big Tech's use of AI and handling of deepfakes.
The inquiry focuses on how companies plan to manage AI risks like false information and election manipulation. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

IBM calls for stricter regulatory posture on deepfakes

IBM urges regulation of deepfakes for election security and creator protection
IBM supports bipartisan deepfake prevention legislation and EU's AI Act [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Tech Companies Agree to New Accord to Limit the Impacts of AI Deepfakes

Tech companies agreed to prevent AI disruption in elections
AI deepfakes used in Indonesian election [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Further action required on deepfakes, says British self-governing island

The Isle of Man is pushing for broader policies on deepfakes as new legislation on sexual offenses is introduced.
The Isle of Man government is looking at a UK proposal to label all AI-generated images in order to target deepfakes. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Nicki Minaj, Who's Used AI, Decries Use of AI

Nicki Minaj has signed an open letter supporting AI regulation despite using AI-generated imagery.
The bill she supports, the No Artificial Intelligence Fake Replicas And Unauthorized Duplications Act, aims to regulate the use of AI voice replicas. [ more ]
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Medium
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

6 Text-to-Video Generative AI Platforms Worth Using in 2024

AI-driven text-to-video generators are pushing the frontiers of content creation.
Concerns arise regarding the potential use of AI-generated videos to spread fake information. [ more ]
#ai-legislation
Theregister
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU lawmakers line up to defend world's first AI Act

World's first legislation on AI risks enacted by European Parliament
Stricter rules for AI transparency, safety, and labeling of fake content [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI legislation spikes across U.S. states to combat deepfakes

State legislatures are considering AI-related bills, with nearly half of those bills addressing deepfakes.
There has been a six-fold increase in AI draft legislation compared to a year ago. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU lawmakers line up to defend world's first AI Act

World's first legislation on AI risks enacted by European Parliament
Stricter rules for AI transparency, safety, and labeling of fake content [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI legislation spikes across U.S. states to combat deepfakes

State legislatures are considering AI-related bills, with nearly half of those bills addressing deepfakes.
There has been a six-fold increase in AI draft legislation compared to a year ago. [ more ]
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Exchangewire
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Retail Media is Fastest Growing Form of Ad Spend; Microsoft's Deal with Mistral AI Faces EU Scrutiny; Investors Push Apple for AI Transparency - ExchangeWire.com

Retail media is the fastest-growing form of ad spend.
Microsoft's partnership with Mistral AI faces EU scrutiny, reflecting ongoing tech landscape investigations.
Investors are pushing Apple for AI transparency, raising concerns about deepfakes. [ more ]
#elections
New York Post
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

NYC bill would ban AI use in elections 'intentionally manipulated to depict speech or conduct of a candidate'

AI misuse in elections is a growing concern globally; Menin's bill aims to criminalize AI tech misuse in NYC elections. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Big Tech promises to counter 2024 election misinformation

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated misinformation affecting elections
Effort includes commitments to counter harmful AI-generated content targeting voters [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

NYC bill would ban AI use in elections 'intentionally manipulated to depict speech or conduct of a candidate'

AI misuse in elections is a growing concern globally; Menin's bill aims to criminalize AI tech misuse in NYC elections. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Big Tech promises to counter 2024 election misinformation

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated misinformation affecting elections
Effort includes commitments to counter harmful AI-generated content targeting voters [ more ]
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TechRepublic
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ISC2 Research: Most Cybersecurity Professionals Expect AI to Impact Their Jobs

88% cybersecurity professionals expect AI impact on jobs
Top AI cybersecurity concerns: Deepfakes, disinformation, social engineering. [ more ]
Independent
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The AI fake video generator that is too powerful for the public

AI video technology Sora by Open AI is showcased
Concerns about the potential risks of using the technology in election years [ more ]
Nature
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI & robotics briefing: Google AI will help to map methane pollution from space

AI system identifies beavers by tail scales pattern
Global methane map from satellite data
OpenAI's Sora video generator and concerns about deepfakes [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Deepfake democracy: Behind the AI trickery shaping India's 2024 election

AI is being used for deceptive tactics in Indian elections
Deepfakes are a growing concern in shaping election outcomes [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Trump's Dad Resurrected Via AI to Tell Son He's a Disgrace

Deepfakes can have a corrosive effect on political discourse.
Politicians may use AI as an excuse for embarrassing footage. [ more ]
#technology
Acm
5 months ago
Digital life

The Campaign Against Deepfakes

Deepfakes and other forms of manipulation are proliferating in the political arena.
Preventing the spread of deepfakes is challenging and requires addressing the issue from both a technological and social-political perspective. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
EU data protection

EU proposes criminalizing AI-generated child sexual abuse and deepfakes | TechCrunch

AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery could be criminalized in the EU as part of updated legislation.
Livestreaming child sexual abuse and possession of pedophile manuals could also become criminal offenses. [ more ]
Acm
5 months ago
Digital life

The Campaign Against Deepfakes

Deepfakes and other forms of manipulation are proliferating in the political arena.
Preventing the spread of deepfakes is challenging and requires addressing the issue from both a technological and social-political perspective. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
EU data protection

EU proposes criminalizing AI-generated child sexual abuse and deepfakes | TechCrunch

AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery could be criminalized in the EU as part of updated legislation.
Livestreaming child sexual abuse and possession of pedophile manuals could also become criminal offenses. [ more ]
moretechnology
#ai-generated-content
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taylor Swift isn't the only victim of AI porn. Can the spread of deepfake nudes be stopped?

AI-generated deepfakes, particularly pornographic content, are a growing concern online, with women being the primary targets.
Laws regarding deepfake porn are limited and vary by state, leaving victims with little legal recourse. [ more ]
Computing
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Labour party plans to force AI developers to share test data

The Labour party is proposing that AI companies be legally obliged to share road test results and conduct safety tests with independent oversight.
Labour's proposals aim to address the risks posed by AI-generated content, such as chatbots and deepfakes, to vulnerable individuals, particularly young people. [ more ]
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Taylor Swift isn't the only victim of AI porn. Can the spread of deepfake nudes be stopped?

AI-generated deepfakes, particularly pornographic content, are a growing concern online, with women being the primary targets.
Laws regarding deepfake porn are limited and vary by state, leaving victims with little legal recourse. [ more ]
Computing
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Labour party plans to force AI developers to share test data

The Labour party is proposing that AI companies be legally obliged to share road test results and conduct safety tests with independent oversight.
Labour's proposals aim to address the risks posed by AI-generated content, such as chatbots and deepfakes, to vulnerable individuals, particularly young people. [ more ]
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