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 September 4, 2019  Posted by  Business

James Rogers reports:

Zao, a Chinese app that uses “deepfake” technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars, has sparked a privacy backlash amid concerns about identity theft.

Deepfakes are created using artificial intelligence and facial mapping technology to yield false, but realistic clips. Celebrities and public figures, such as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, have been “featured” in deepfake videos.

Read more on NY Post.  And despite ZAO rushing to say that they had changed their policy and wouldn’t store images, at least one person who tested that promise, accused them of lying.

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