‘The mere idea of AI-synthesized media is already making people stop believing that real things are real.’
Undermining trust in media is a greater danger than actual deception, says a detailed study of misinformation by Deeptrace Labs, a cybersecurity firm reported in MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW.
- No evidence is apparent of deepfakes being used for political purposes
- Heightened suspicions of truth for real reports is calling into question legitimate information.
The biggest threat of deepfakes isn’t the deepfakes themselves
MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW | October 10, 2019 | by Karen Hao