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Deepfakes Remain A Threat Ahead Of 2024 Elections

September 15, 2023Article
Law360

Litigation partner, Doug Mirell, published the article "Deepfakes Remain A Threat Ahead Of 2024 Elections" to Law360.

Excerpts:

Picture this: Ron DeSantis delivers a speech dropping out of the 2024 presidential race. Donald Trump kisses Dr. Anthony Fauci.

These are among this electoral season's first, and will doubtless not be the last, phony videos and images created to deceive the voting public.

Absent effective safeguards to prevent or punish the promulgation of such visual disinformation, candidates for public office and their supporters are able to utilize artificial intelligence programs known as deepfakes — a portmanteau of "deep learning" and "fake" — to promote themselves by bashing their opponents.

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