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China is trying to prevent deepfakes with new law requiring that videos using AI are prominently marked

China is trying to prevent deepfakes with new law requiring that videos using AI are prominently marked

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  1. “We would never ever make propaganda videos with deep fake tech ever” -Xi 2020

  2. Step 1: make law requiring deep fakes to be marked
    Step 2: make deep fake without mark
    Step 3: claim deep fake must be real because there’s no mark
    Profit !

  3. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.businessinsider.com/china-making-deepfakes-illegal-requiring-that-ai-videos-be-marked-2019-11) reduced by 60%. (I’m a bot)
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    > The Cyberspace Administration of China announced on Friday that it is making it illegal for fake news to be created with deepfake video and audio, according to Reuters.

    > In its statement, the CAC said "With the adoption of new technologies, such as deepfake, in online video and audio industries, there have been risks in using such content to disrupt social order and violate people's interests, creating political risks and bringing a negative impact to national security and social stability," according to the South China Morning Post reporting on the new regulations.

    > One of the laws criminalizes publishing deepfake videos involving political candidates 60 days before an election after a deepfake video on Nancy Pelosi went viral.

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  4. I really think its important that government around the world will use a smart mark or something so we dont end up getting all killed cuz some troll deepfaked us all to hell.

  5. Except when done by the government.

  6. Well clearly that will fix it. Well done Winnie.

  7. Yeah, because only the CCP should have that kind of power!

  8. No way to abuse this, no sir!

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