Advanced technology and the rise of social media networks have led to a vast increase in video sharing, whether it be for entertainment or news. Recent innovations in technology have also allowed people to edit videos, creating falsified or fabricated content. The popular term millennials have come to associate with this trend is “fake news.” Fake news is defined as information that is invented by people or governments that are “fictions deliberately fabricated and presented as nonfiction with the intent to mislead recipients into treating fiction as fact or into doubting verifiable fact.”
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on January 19, 2020. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Inglesh, Amanda, "Deepfakes May be in Deep Trouble: How the Law Has and Should Respond to the Rise of the AIAssisted Technology of Deepfake Videos" (2020). AELJ Blog. 216.