Monday, June 29, 2020

CEP-KAS Webinar: On The Threat of Deep Fakes To Democracy And Society

On May 29, 2020, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted a webinar and launch event for a new study, "On the Threat of Deep Fakes to Democracy and Society". 

The study was written by CEP Senior Advisor Prof. Dr. Hany Farid—a global leader in forensic technology and the leading authority on the detection of deep fakes—together with CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, and in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Speakers included:
-Prof. Hany Farid, will introduce the study

-Ronja Kemmer MdB, Chairwoman of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence, will speak about the threat of deep fakes in Germany and the legislative countermeasures the country can take

This report explains not only the technology of creating deep fakes, but also talks about potential technical opportunities for their detection and makes policy recommendations to counter the threat of deep fakes. 

Access the report here: https://bit.ly/38fmiqm 

CEP-KAS Webinar: On The Threat of Deep Fakes To Democracy And Society