As if female celebrities don’t have enough to worry about in regards to creepy strangers on the internet, now people are making fake porn using their faces. The AI tools create fake porn of celebrities.
Motherboard reports that people keep making “deepfakes,” which are AI-assisted porn videos using celebrity faces. After a Redditor named deepfakes started releasing videos involving Taylor Swift, Maisie Williams, and Gal Gadot late last year using machine-learning, another Redditor was inspired to create an app to help other make similar fake porn.
While the technology is still in the early stages, it’s only getting more sophisticated and widespread. “You can make fake videos with neural networks today, but people will be able to tell that you’ve done that if you look closely, and some of the techniques involved remain pretty advanced,” chief computer scientist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation Peter Eckersley told the site. “That’s not going to stay true for more than a year or two.”
The future possibilities for this app are clearly terrifying. Just as lawmakers are struggling to make real revenge porn illegal, the deepfake universe has bow made it disturbingly easy for anyone to make fake revenge porn of civilians. And I don’t even want to think about the day when we can no longer tell the difference between the fake faces and real ones.
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