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Deepfakes of Politicians

Deepfakes work thanks to face biometry authentication – a type of AI software «that uses the face/head of an individual via their facial biometric pattern to verify their identity by collecting the unique biometric data associated with their face and expression» (definition by Innovatrics).

The data obtained by the same type of software can be distorted to produce false images/videos matching those of a non-consenting individual, potentially resulting in harmful real-life consequences for that person.

The EU currently has the power to forbid the use of face biometry in the AI Act. To know more on how the AI Act can prevent the spread of deepfakes, you can read this informative piece we’ve prepared – with some input from ChatGPT. Or, you can also