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Critical Update

Aug 24, 2021

Deepfakes have a range of compelling applications in the modern communication and entertainment realms but the techniques underpinning them can also be repurposed for nefarious uses. This form of synthetic media, which often presents people doing and saying things they did not actually do or say, rose in popularity over the last several years, including seemingly real videos of public officials that have gone viral. And they’ve caught the attention of America’s federal and state governments, which are trying to figure out just what to do about these powerful tools for disinformation.