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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Consulted by CNN on Artificial Intelligence

Fox Fellow Clint Watts Consulted by CNN on Artificial Intelligence


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According to Congressional testimony by former FBI Special Agent Clint Watts, Russian bots have already proven adept at driving US media coverage of fake news and influencing American company stock prices. Russia achieves this with bots that possess only primitive digital automation. Using AI, they will be able do far worse. Researchers at the University of Washington have demonstrated AI technology that is able to generate realistic video and audio with the voice and appearance of anyone. In the hands of Putin’s intelligence services, AI technology could unleash a flood of propaganda and strategic deception more effective than any in the history of the world

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