One of the most powerful and frightening developments in technology as of late is the deepfake. From government leaders grasping how to handle these fake videos to corporations like Facebook seeking to minimize their distribution online through content moderation, deepfakes are beginning to take hold in our society, and not for good.
Privacy is highly contested in the public square right now. Just mentioning it elicits a number of reactions from both the left and the right.
One of the most powerful and frightening developments in technology as of late is the deepfake.
Imagine a society where a criminal could be tracked down almost immediately by police and taken into custody, all by using his face as identification.