China’s deepfake laws come into effect today
China will begin enforcing its strict new rules around the creation of deepfakes from today.
Deepfakes are increasingly being used for manipulation and humiliation. We’ve seen deepfakes of figures like disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried to commit fraud, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to spread disinformation, and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to make her appear drunk.
Last month, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced rules to clampdown on...