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Why ‘deepfake’ videos are becoming more difficult to detect

Clip: 06/13/2019 | 9m 37s

Sophisticated and inaccurate altered videos known as “deepfakes” are causing alarm in the digital realm. The highly realistic manipulated videos are the subject of a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. As Miles O’Brien reports, the accelerating speed of computers and advances in machine learning make deepfakes ever more difficult to detect, among growing fears of their weaponization.

Aired: 06/13/19

Rating: NR

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