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DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes

As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
Joseph Cox
9.18.18
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Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.
Samantha Cole
9.13.18
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There Is No Tech Solution to Deepfakes

Funding technological solutions to algorithmically-generated fake videos only puts a bandage on the deeper issues of consent and media literacy.
Samantha Cole
8.14.18
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Gfycat's AI Solution for Fighting Deepfakes Isn't Working

Chasing AI-created fake videos with AI moderators doesn’t work, as Gfycat may be finding out.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
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The Internet Archive Can't Preserve the Web's History by Itself

The Joy Reid saga highlights the strengths and weaknesses of web archiving.
Michael L. Nelson
4.30.18
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FOSTA Sex Trafficking Bill May Worsen Deepfake Porn Problem

The worst parts of SESTA have been put into a bill that will likely make platforms ignore moderation altogether.
Charles Duan
3.12.18
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Fake Porn Makers Are Worried About Accidentally Making Child Porn

Images of celebrities as minors are showing up in datasets used in making AI-generated fake porn.
Samantha Cole
2.27.18
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AI-Moderators Fighting AI-Generated Porn Is the Harbinger of the Fake News Apocalypse

Gfycat is deploying AI to seek and destroy AI-generated porn—a good step, but we're not out of the woods yet.
Samantha Cole
2.16.18
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Surprise, Surprise: A Deepfakes Website Is Loaded With Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

A deepfakes spinoff website is quietly mining cryptocurrency under the guise of fake porn.
Samantha Cole
2.8.18
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Reddit Just Shut Down the Deepfakes Subreddit

Reddit finally does something about AI-generated fake porn videos.
Samantha Cole
2.7.18
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Twitter Is the Latest Platform to Ban AI-Generated Porn

Deepfakes are in violation of Twitter’s terms of use.
Samantha Cole
2.6.18
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Pornhub Is Banning AI-Generated Fake Porn Videos, Says They're Nonconsensual

The giant porn site puts deepfakes in the same category as revenge porn.
Samantha Cole
2.6.18