Deepfakes: Silicon Valley Prepares to Battle the Latest Election Threat

February 11, 2020 09:20 AM
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Images of a reborn Princess Leia, or a youthful Robert DeNiro are bewitching illusions for movie-goers. But concern that the same technology could be weaponized to incite chaos in an election is leading to “deepfake” bans on social media, and a race to develop detection tools. Matt Dibble reports.