The dangers of deepfake technology: the newest form of revenge porn? – Himsworth Scott

7 07 2019

Following on from our post in December 2018 which looked at ‘deepfake’ technology, below we consider the challenges posed by the use of such technology to create fake pornographic content and, in particular, what legal and practical recourse might be available to victims. Read the rest of this entry »





Deepfakes: all is not what it seems – Lorna Caddy

19 12 2018

This piece looks at machine learning methods being used to create a deepfake (a portmanteau of ‘deep learning’ and ‘fake’). While the advances in the technology are exciting news for the film industry, the potential for misuse is significant. Within a very short time frame, the technology allows a film to be created of an individual appearing to say and do things that she has not said and done. Read the rest of this entry »