On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission deemed the utilization of voice-cloning technology in automated calls as unlawful, providing states with an additional means to pursue the scammers responsible for these calls.
The decision is now in effect and is a response to a rise in deceptive calls caused by technology that can imitate the voices of famous individuals, politicians, and even relatives.
According to FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, malicious individuals are utilizing artificially intelligent voices in unwanted automated phone calls to manipulate susceptible family members, impersonate famous figures, and spread false information about voting. Under the new regulations, state attorneys general will have additional resources to combat these fraudulent activities and safeguard the public against deception and false information.
A fraudulent automated call, pretending to be President Biden, urged voters not to participate in the election. Approximately 5,000 to 25,000 of these calls were placed.
On November 26, 2021, New Hampshire’s Attorney General John Formella announced.
On Tuesday, an AI-generated recording was created to mimic my voice.
The president has been associated with two Texas businesses, and an investigation for potential criminal activity is currently in progress.
The artificial intelligence-produced disinformation targeting voters prompted two U.S. Senators — Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar and Maine Republican Susan Collins to recently
Urge the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to implement measures to enhance.
to counteract these false information campaigns.
The recent robocall in New Hampshire is just one example of the use of AI-generated media, including images, videos, and audio, that has further heated up the already contentious 2024 election campaign.
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