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Family of boy who attacked another student at Davenport West speaks out

Family of boy who attacked another student at Davenport West speaks out

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DAVENPORT, Iowa — The family of a Davenport West High School student charged with attacking another student said they can’t stay silent any longer. On Monday, November 4, one student repeatedly punched another student in the cafeteria, leaving the victim with a serious […]

It’s not male politicians who edited “deepfake” videos target—it’s women turned into pornography

It’s not male politicians who edited “deepfake” videos target—it’s women turned into pornography

Deep fakes should be a concern for politicians—but for a range of reasons. Photo: PA This morning a video of Boris Johnson was uploaded to Twitter. The leader of the Conservatives leaned earnestly into the camera as he endorsed “his worthy opponent,” opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. “Only he, not […]

Recto calls for Senate inquiry into proliferation of ‘deepfakes’

Recto calls for Senate inquiry into proliferation of ‘deepfakes’

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is seeking a Senate inquiry into the proliferation of so-called “deepfakes” or fabricated video or audio materials online. In a statement on Saturday, Recto filed Senate Resolution No. 188 which aims to investigate artificial intelligence-synthesized audiovisual materials or deepfakes to strengthen […]

People Are Selling 3D Virtual Sex Models of Celebs, Exes

People Are Selling 3D Virtual Sex Models of Celebs, Exes

Just Ugh People are using advanced modeling technology to create, sell, and have virtual sex with 3D avatars of celebrities or — disturbingly — their ex-partners. The porn is made created by 3D-rendering software like Virt-A-Mate and Foto2vam and shared or sold over sites like Reddit and Patreon, Motherboard reports. […]

South Korea draws up cyberbulling laws after second K-pop suicide

South Korea draws up cyberbulling laws after second K-pop suicide

South Korean legislators are pushing for a new bill to make cyberbullying education compulsory in schools and private businesses after the nation was left reeling by the tragic deaths of two young K-pop stars who faced a flood of vicious online abuse. The law, which is being spearheaded by Kim […]