Recto wants Senate probe on ‘deep fakes’

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Published November 16, 2019, 3:27 PM

By Vanne Elaine Terrazola

A Senate leader is seeking a legislative inquiry on the spread of altered videos created through artificial intelligence (AI), known as deep fakes.

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Saturday that he filed Senate Resolution No. 188 which calls for an inquiry on AI-generated audiovisual materials to strengthen government mechanisms against cybercrimes and protect the privacy and information of Filipinos as well as institutions.

In filing the resolution last November 4, Recto cited growing concerns over the manipulation of digital contents that have become “too ubiquitous and too accurate” that people would find it hard to differentiate which was altered, and which was real.

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