The increasing use of synthetic media and the difficulty in distinguishing between genuine and fake content raises many legal and ethical questions.
The news cycle is flooded with articles about (what aren’t always aptly named) artificial intelligence – some good, some bad, and some ugly. The fact that some people are using newly available technology to turn friendly public photos into sexually explicit images, including into child sex abuse material, is clearly reprehensible and a growing problem. Thousands of faked but true-to-life child abuse sex images have been found online and subsequently shared or traded on the dark web and mainstream content sharing sites.
Learn more in the video, including about the growing challenges of differentiating between original and synthetic content and questions regarding legality. Will AI dictate its own rules? However, not all AI-themed news this week has been negative. Tony has the details.