In the article, our program director spoke about the reality of deep fakes and how WITNESS is working with companies to inform them of the potential of deep fakes to influence people and on dealing with synthetic media.
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Our U.S. Program Manager Jackie Zammuto spoke to the publication about how the intersection of policing and technology can be problematic.
The evening featured a screening of “We Have Rights,” a series of powerful animated short films followed by a conversation and impromptu training by our U.S. team.
You’ll walk away knowing how to safely, ethically and effectively film ICE for evidence and advocacy.
In the article and accompanying video, we share practical tips for those who may be most vulnerable to these increased ICE raids and arrests, as well as practical considerations for any of us who may be witnesses to these events.
02 Jul WITNESS LEADS CONVENING ON PROACTIVE SOLUTIONS TO MAL-USES OF DEEPFAKES AND OTHER AI-GENERATED SYNTHETIC MEDIANews and Events | WITNESS
WITNESS along with 30 leading technologists, machine learning specialists, academic researchers, human rights researchers, and journalists came together to discuss ways to mitigate threats involving deepfakes and AI.
Erin McAweeney will be conducting a 10-week project involving network analysis of manipulated visual content and context targeting immigrants and activists which will culminate into a report for WITNESS partners and a publication on computational propaganda.
Our project investigates how video and open source data gathered by local groups can help corroborate incidents of abuse and help communities tell their own stories.