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House Intelligence Committee chairman praised Facebook policy on deepfakes

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

 

Consumer electronics and Africa drive the top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas drove many of this week’s top biometrics and digital ID news items…

 

Microsoft Research, Peking University develop AI deepfake detector

Microsoft Research in partnership with Peking University has published two academic papers discussing a concept for face-swapping artificial intelligence and…

 

Deepfake technology to manipulate videos found in TikTok, Douyin apps

ByteDance and TikTok have quietly created Face Swap, a feature that leverages deepfake technology to let users manipulate videos by…

 

US defense bill requires comprehensive deepfake weaponization, countermeasures initiative

On December 20, President Donald Trump signed into the law the historic $738 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for…

 

Top biometrics and digital ID news stories of 2019: ramping up, investments and arguments

The spectacular growth of biometrics and digital identity drove the publication of more than 2,500 news items on Biometric Update…

 

ID R&D announces high accuracy in NIST voice biometrics testing as survey shows deepfakes misunderstood

ID R&D has announced the accuracy results of its voice biometric technology in the 2019 Speaker Recognition Evaluation (SRE): Conversation…

 

Survey shows Chinese citizens fear biometric data leaks, deepfakes

Almost four out of five people in China (79 percent) fear biometric facial recognition data leaks and 65 percent are…

 

Government action, facial biometrics and industry responsibility top identity news of the week

Numerous announcements were made this week of biometric deployments and implementations, for airports, retail security, and national digital ID programs….

 

House unanimously passes deepfake bill; Senate version still in committee

The bipartisan House Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act), which supports critical research to accelerate the development…

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