Tuesday, December 04, 2018

"Deep Fakes" can incriminate people online

CNN has a video explaining the growing problem of “deep fakes” online, which can manipulate videos and make it appear a different person is making an offensive statement or committing some sort of act. (There is a scene in my novel where a defendant in a shoplifting case tries to claim this was done.)

NBC News has a similar recent video on the problem. It cannot be managed by the usual rules involving "revenge porn". 

A company called Truepic is developing counter strategies. 
This story is likely to become more important with time.

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