Inside AI Policy

July 22, 2024

Public interest coalition urges Senate, FEC action on deepfakes as elections approach

By Mariam Baksh / June 28, 2024

More than 50 democracy, transparency and tech and government accountability groups are appealing to Senate leadership to advance three bills that they say are needed to protect the integrity of the electoral process amid an anticipated flood of deceptive synthetic content facilitated by advances in artificial intelligence.

“Even in these early days, we have already seen deceptive deepfakes targeting President Biden and former President Trump,” reads a June 27 letter signed by groups including Accountable Tech, Government Accountability Project,...

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