Deepfakes as a tool of misinformation have expanded rapidly. In an era of fake news, this tool has the potential to create serious harm to our democracies, with false content created to influence major political and societal events.
While deepfakes have their potential political dangers, the vast majority of them are used to target women. Research on Deepfakes has consistently found that between 90% and 95% of them are nonconsensual porn.
This session will explore the current threat of deepfakes on disinformation to the general public, risks to businesses, politics, and women.
- Stewart Room, Partner, Global Head of Data Protection & Cyber Security
- Olu Odeniyi, Cyber Security and Digital Transformation Advisor
- Dr Ksenia Bakina, Legal Officer, Privacy International a charity fighting for privacy rights
- Adam Dodge, Founder, EndTAB