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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Deep Fake AI Pornography is Sexual Assault and Here’s Why

Deep Fake AI Pornography is Sexual Assault and Here’s Why

By Em Vitale, Beacon Correspondent
Published March 2, 2023

In late January, Twitch streamer Brandon Ewing, known by his online alias “Atrioc,” was exposed during one of his live streams for paying for and watching...

One of the most concerning aspects regarding deepfakes in the 2020 election is how accessible the software is, especially to the wrong people. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Op-ed: Deepfakes—a newer, more dangerous era of fake news

By Katie Schmidt
Published March 19, 2019

With just over a year and a half until the 2020 presidential election, a new form of fake news is growing more prominent and dangerous than what we experienced...

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