US lawmakers warn spy chief that ‘deep fakes’ are a national security threat — TechCrunch

What once sounded like science fiction is now a reality: creating almost-perfectly faked videos of people saying things they never did. Surprise: now they’re a reality, thanks to modern computing power and the power to instantly share it on the world’s social stage.

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