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NY Daily News | 09.20.19

The deeper danger of deepfakes: Worry less about politicians and more about powerless people

Britt Paris

Drawing on insights from her co-authored report Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes, Data & Society Affiliate Britt Paris emphasizes who will be most negatively impacted by deepfake technologies.

“What is far too little discussed are the ways in which faked images and videos are already wielded as weapons against women, people of color and those questioning powerful systems.”

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