(Deep)fake News

What do presidential candidates and adult film stars have in common? The answer is not some crude political joke you might hear at a bar, but it may be equally disturbing. Deepfakes, deceptively real audiovisual products created using deep learning algorithms, are a rising concern in the United States. Two of the most alarming uses of deepfakes involve political deceit and non-consensual pornographic content. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of deepfake Continue Reading →