Deepfakes are being weaponized to silence women — but this woman is fighting back Deepfakes are being weaponized to silence women — but this woman is fighting back

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The Next Web—Fake sex videos aren’t a new phenomenon, but advancement in AI is worrying as ‘deepfakes’ are becoming increasingly harder to distinguish from real videos. Deepfake tech has become easily accessible and videos can be made via FakeApp or on affordable consumer-grade equipment, which is partly why earlier this year the web was flooded with pornographic films of high-profile female celebrities. The erosive effects deepfakes could have on politics are also obvious — such as ‘Barack Obama’ calling...

The women and girls of Delhi are fighting back. As India grapples with the problem of sexual violence, tens of thousands of women in Delhi are lining up for self-defense classes. CNN's Nikhil Kumar reports.