Deepfakes: Navigating what’s real and what’s not

Tony Anscombe | Series 6 Episode 1

Show notes
The episode kicks off with an overview of what deepfakes are and how the technology is being used positively in industries such as movie making, while others use it to trick the viewer into thinking their loved one may have been kidnapped or that their favorite celebrity is now endorsing certain products. The hosts also address the ethical concerns tied to deepfakes, touching on issues of misinformation, privacy invasion, and potential harm to individuals, especially children. The hosts touch-on the legal landscape surrounding deepfake content when children use the technology to create inappropriate images of other children.

Tune in for a thought-provoking discussion that navigates the landscape of deepfake technology, prompting reflection on the responsible use of AI and the importance of safeguarding the integrity of our digital reality.