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GAO Initiates Activities at Strategic Foresight Center

The Government Accountability Office hosted a conference on certain policy issues to formally initiate activities at the agency's Center for Strategic Foresight. Experts convened at the conference to discuss space policy management and the issue of deep fakes, falsified media materials that criminals use for deception, GAO said Tuesday.

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House Lawmakers Urge Intelligence Community to Look Into ‘Deep Fake’ Tech

Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif., sent a letter to National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats on Sept. 13 expressing concern over the possibility that “malicious foreign actors” could use advanced technology to produce “deep fakes”—fraudulent audio recordings, images or videos that are virtually indistinguishable from authentic ones—to blackmail individuals, sow disinformation and potentially threaten public discourse and national security.

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