Curated Resource ( ? )

Deepfake democracy: Here's how modern elections could be decided by fake news | World Economic Forum

Deepfake democracy: Here's how modern elections could be decided by fake news | World Economic Forum

my notes ( ? )

WEF examines the impact deepfakes could have on US2020. Not a lot of the analysis is new, except perhaps:

  • how deepfakes could be used subtly: making small changes to "how a candidate delivers an otherwise authentic speech ... [to call] character, fitness and mental health into question"
  • some examples from Gabon, Malaysia & Belgium(?)

Calls for an international "ethical agenda" for the use of AI in political advertising and online content, but doesn't provide any details beyond pointing to its own talking shop.

Read the Full Post

The above notes were curated from the full post www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/10/deepfake-democracy-could-modern-elections-fall-prey-to-fiction/.

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