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Tech’s ever-growing deepfake problem

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The run-up to the U.S. presidential election is also speeding up the arrival of a tipping point for digital fakery in politics, Axios’ Ashley Gold reports.

As the election, a pandemic and a national protest movement collide with new media technology, this political moment is accelerating the proliferation and evolution of deliberately deceptive media, leaving companies struggling to enforce often-vague policies.

Why are platforms taking such a mild approach towards detecting this kind of content?

Read more at Axios: Tech’s ever-growing deepfake problem