To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made with the Minister for the Cabinet Office on the effect on democracy of the prevalence of deepfake videos.
7 February 2019
We have seen no evidence that deepfakes, or other, techniques have been used to successfully interfere in the UK’s democratic processes. We actively engage with international partners, civil society, and industry to tackle disinformation and propaganda. This includes identifying and promoting technical solutions that can be used to detect false content, including deepfakes.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
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