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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 […]

VicPD warns community about ‘virtual kidnappings’ – Victoria News

VicPD warns community about ‘virtual kidnappings’ – Victoria News

Investigators with the Victoria Police Department are warning the public – particularly members of the Chinese community – about reports of an extortion scheme known as a “virtual kidnapping.” Police said reports of “virtual kidnappings” have been increasing lately and officers are warning the public to be aware of these […]

Sad Photos pop up as Anas Exposes AMA Guards Extorting Money From Shoppers

Sad Photos pop up as Anas Exposes AMA Guards Extorting Money From Shoppers

– Renowned investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has released details of the actions of some Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) city guards – Photos of them demanding fines from shoppers who litter the streets before setting them free have surfaced online – The acts were recorded at the Makola Shopping Mall […]