Inside AI Policy

May 23, 2024

FCC slaps ‘Royal Tiger’ with new threat designation for persistent use of AI-powered voice cloning in fraud

By Charlie Mitchell / May 14, 2024

The Federal Communications Commission has announced the first-ever designation of a voice service provider as a Consumer Communications Information Services Threat, or C-CIST, charging the “Royal Tiger” group with using generative artificial intelligence voice-cloning technology to defraud customers in the U.S. and abroad.

“The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau today, for the first time, officially classified a group of entities and individuals persistently facilitating robocall campaigns, aimed at defrauding and harming consumers, as a Consumer Communications Information Services Threat (C-CIST) to empower...

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