Daily Archives: January 31, 2022

China prepares to crack down on deepfakes

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) Friday announced draft provisions and regulations for content providers who alter facial and voice data, the country’s latest effort to combat deepfakes, or videos and other visual technologies that have been altered in order to disseminate false accusations and spread misinformation.

UN human rights expert calls on dozens of countries to end leprosy discrimination laws

Official discrimination against people affected by leprosy remains codified by way of more than 100 laws worldwide, and this status quo must end, urged a senior UN official on Friday. “It is time for all States concerned to make a choice: whether to keep such discriminatory laws against persons affected by leprosy in violation of… Read More »