Why Deepfake Technology Must Be Banned

On Friday, Samsung revealed that they are now able to create deepfake videos from a single photo. With that came another good reason why the technology must be banned.

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@vegardskjefstad deepfakes technology is out in the wild, banning it is not going to stop malicious actors. it would be like trying to ban malware tools.

what we should be looking at is designing and building in tools for authentication into our file formats and distribution systems

digital signatures need to become a lot more common so that people can determine the institutional source of a given photo or video and whether it was tampered with along the way

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