'Deep fakes': How to know what's true in the fake-Obama video era

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  1. mirimir

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    We can all agree on that :)
     
  2. mood

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    AI deepfakes are now as simple as typing whatever you want your subject to say
    A scarily simple way to create fake videos and misinformation
    June 10, 2019

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18659432/deepfake-ai-fakes-tech-edit-video-by-typing-new-words
     
  3. mirimir

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    Yes, that is a very disturbing development. But as the article and paper argue, maybe the benefits outweigh the risks.

    Still, the bottom line is that you can't rely on video as factual evidence.
     
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    "This Deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg Tests Facebook’s Fake Video Policies

    A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram. The company previously said it would not remove this type of video...


    The video, created by artists Bill Posters and Daniel Howe in partnership with advertising company Canny, shows Mark Zuckerberg sitting at a desk, seemingly giving a sinister speech about Facebook's power...

    'Imagine this for a second: One man, with total control of billions of people's stolen data, all their secrets, their lives, their futures,' Zuckerberg's likeness says, in the video. 'I owe it all to Spectre. Spectre showed me that whoever controls the data, controls the future.'..."

    Story and Video here:

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ywyxex/deepfake-of-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-fake-video-policy
     
  5. mood

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    New tool debunks deepfakes of Trump and other world leaders
    [...] researchers detected all kinds of video forgeries
    June 12, 2019

    https://www.cnet.com/news/deepfake-detection-tool-debunks-fakes-of-trump-and-other-world-leaders/
     
  6. mood

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    Facebook won't yank Mark Zuckerberg deepfake video from Instagram
    June 12, 2019
    https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3077298/mark-zuckerberg-deepfake-instagram
     
  7. hawki

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    "House Intelligence Committee To Hold Open Hearing on Deepfakes and AI

    The National Security Challenge of Artificial Intelligence, Manipulated Media, and “Deepfakes


    Washington, DC – On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 9:00 am, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will convene an open hearing on the national security challenges of artificial intelligence (AI), manipulated media, and “deepfake” technology. This is the first House hearing devoted specifically to examining deepfakes and other types of AI-generated synthetic data..."

    https://intelligence.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=657
     
  8. hawki

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    "Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets [on Linkden]

    LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene...

    But Katie Jones doesn’t exist, The Associated Press has determined. Instead, the persona was part of a vast army of phantom profiles lurking on the professional networking site LinkedIn...

    Experts who reviewed the Jones profile’s LinkedIn activity say it’s typical of espionage efforts on the professional networking site, whose role as a global Rolodex has made it a powerful magnet for spies...

    ...[F]oreign spies routinely use fake social media profiles to home in on American targets — and accused China in particular of waging “mass scale” spying on LinkedIn...

    British , French and German officials have all issued warnings over the past few years detailing how thousands of people had been contacted by foreign spies over LinkedIn...

    The Katie Jones profile was modest in scale, with 52 connections. But those connections had enough influence that they imbued the profile with credibility to some who accepted Jones’ invites...

    Klingemann and other experts said the photo ...appeared to have been created using a family of dueling computer programs called generative adversarial networks, or GANs, that can create realistic-looking faces of entirely imaginary people. GANs, sometimes described as a form of artificial intelligence, have been the cause of increasing concern for policymakers already struggling to get a handle on digital disinformation..."

    https://www.apnews.com/bc2f19097a4c4fffaa00de6770b8a60d

    How GANs work:

    "Style-based GANs – Generating and Tuning Realistic Artificial Faces..."

    https://www.lyrn.ai/2018/12/26/a-st...itecture-for-generative-adversarial-networks/
     
  9. hawki

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    FYI:

    Live Broadcast - 9:00 AM

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?46167...l-security-risks-artificial-intelligence&live

    Recorded video will be available for 24+ hours at

    https://www.c-span.org/
     
  10. hawki

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    "Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’

    Top artificial-intelligence researchers across the country are racing to defuse an extraordinary political weapon: computer-generated fake videos that could undermine candidates and mislead voters during the 2020 presidential campaign.

    And they have a message: We’re not ready...

    The researchers have designed automatic systems that can analyze videos for the telltale indicators of a fake, assessing light, shadows, blinking patterns — and, in one potentially groundbreaking method, even how a candidate’s real-world facial movements — such as the angle they tilt their head when they smile — relate to one another.

    But for all that progress, the researchers say they remain vastly overwhelmed by a technology they fear could herald a damaging new wave of disinformation campaigns, much in the same way fake news stories and deceptive Facebook groups were deployed to influence public opinion during the 2016 election..."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/tech...deos-we-are-outgunned/?utm_term=.ee644c06b32a
     
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    Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos
    June 14, 2019
    https://gizmodo.com/adobe-shows-off-first-research-for-tools-to-detect-mani-1835516127
     
  12. mood

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    Long read
    The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy
    June 22, 2019
    https://www.theguardian.com/technol...e-of-the-deepfake-and-the-threat-to-democracy
     
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    Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary
    June 23, 2019
    https://bgr.com/2019/06/23/deepfake-ai-samsung-rasputin-beyonce/
     
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    Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy
    June 27, 2019
    https://apnews.com/506bfacda55540e1921a2dd101926fdf
     
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    "New AI deepfake app creates nude images of women in seconds

    The resulting fakes could be used to shame, harass, and intimidate their targets

    A new AI-powered software tool makes it easy for anyone to generate realistic nude images of women simply by feeding the program a picture of the intended target wearing clothes.

    The app is called DeepNude and it’s the latest example of AI-generated deepfakes being used to create compromising images of unsuspecting women..."

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/27/...app-women-deepnude-non-consensual-pornography

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/kzm59x/deepnude-app-creates-fake-nudes-of-any-woman
     
  17. mood

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    Creator of DeepNude, App That Undresses Photos of Women, Takes It Offline
    June 27, 2019
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...at-undresses-photos-of-women-takes-it-offline
    The Verge: Controversial deepfake app DeepNude shuts down hours after being exposed
     
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  20. mirimir

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    Given common clothing styles, not much imagination is required.
     
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    Github is banning copies of ‘deepfakes’ porn app DeepNude
    July 9, 2019
    https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/9/20687902/github-bans-deepnude-deepfakes-ai-nudity-app-copies
     
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