Common Dreams: ‘Political Deepfake Moment Is Here’: NH Robocall Sounds Like Biden
Common Dreams: 'Political Deepfake Moment Is Here': NH Robocall Sounds Like Biden
Also on Monday, Public Citizen and Common Cause submitted petitions urging state election officials in Alabama, Louisiana, and Wisconsin to regulate deepfakes in political campaign communications.
“AI deepfakes represent a very clear and present danger to our democracy,” said Ishan Mehta, director of Common Cause’s media and democracy program. “The opportunity for deceiving and misleading voters has never been so acute as it is today with the vast improvements in fake computer-generated images and voices.”
“And ultimately if voters later realize that they have been duped by false and misleading—yet very convincing—campaign ads, they are going to lose even more confidence in the value of elections,” Mehta warned.
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