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Romance Authors Riled by 'From Meet-Bot to AI-Do' Writing Workshop
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Romance Authors Riled by 'From Meet-Bot to AI-Do' Writing Workshop

A chapter of the Romance Writers of America organization planned a program called “From Meet-Bot to AI-Do: Crafting Romances in the Realm of AI," but it's since been scrubbed from the site after backlash from authors.
‘DignifAI:’ 4chan Is Editing Pictures to Clothe Women
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‘DignifAI:’ 4chan Is Editing Pictures to Clothe Women

The inverse of "nudifying" apps, people are putting clothing on women they deem "undignified."
The Taylor Swift Deepfakes Disaster Threatens to Change the Internet As We Know It
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The Taylor Swift Deepfakes Disaster Threatens to Change the Internet As We Know It

Deepfakes and AI-generated nonconsensual sexual imagery have been a problem for a long time. But with the resurgence of attention on them, we're facing a reckoning.
Iceland Has Its Own AI George Carlin Moment, Considers Law Against Deepfaking the Dead
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Iceland Has Its Own AI George Carlin Moment, Considers Law Against Deepfaking the Dead

The national broadcaster has started a nationwide controversy after it reanimated a beloved Icelandic comedian for its New Year's Eve celebration.
Deepfaked Celebrity Ads Promoting Medicare Scams Run Rampant on YouTube
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Deepfaked Celebrity Ads Promoting Medicare Scams Run Rampant on YouTube

Joe Rogan, Taylor Swift, Andrew Tate, Steve Harvey, The Rock, and Oprah have been cloned by AI for scam ads that, in total, have been viewed more than 195 million times on YouTube.
'Dogs Will Pass Away': Hackers Steal Dog Rescue's Facebook Page, Turn It Into AI Content Farm
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'Dogs Will Pass Away': Hackers Steal Dog Rescue's Facebook Page, Turn It Into AI Content Farm

Facebook pages that are posting stolen, AI-generated content have hacked and rebranded pages previously owned by a dog rescue, a dance studio, and a metal music concert promoter.
Largest Dataset Powering AI Images Removed After Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse Material
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Largest Dataset Powering AI Images Removed After Discovery of Child Sexual Abuse Material

The model is a massive part of the AI-ecosystem, used by Stable Diffusion and other major generative AI products. The removal follows discoveries made by Stanford researchers, who found thousands instances of suspected child sexual abuse material in the dataset.
Facebook Is Being Overrun With Stolen, AI-Generated Images That People Think Are Real
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Facebook Is Being Overrun With Stolen, AI-Generated Images That People Think Are Real

The once-prophesized future where cheap, AI-generated trash content floods out the hard work of real humans is already here, and is already taking over Facebook.
Company Brags About Using Smart Device Microphone Audio to Target Ads on Their Podcast
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Company Brags About Using Smart Device Microphone Audio to Target Ads on Their Podcast

MindSift is the tiny company that says it’s using device microphone data to target ads.
Nicki Minaj Stans Have Built an AI-Generated, Sci-fi World
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Nicki Minaj Stans Have Built an AI-Generated, Sci-fi World

This is your captain speaking: Ahead of Minaj's 'Pink Friday 2' out on December 8, fans flock to an AI-generated world of their own making.
Alibaba's 'Animate Anyone' Is Trained on Scraped Videos of Famous TikTokers
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Alibaba's 'Animate Anyone' Is Trained on Scraped Videos of Famous TikTokers

The new image-to-video model went viral this week because people saw potential to replace TikTok personalities, but ripping content creators' work is already baked into the tech.
Asking ChatGPT to Repeat Words ‘Forever’ Is Now a Terms of Service Violation
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Asking ChatGPT to Repeat Words ‘Forever’ Is Now a Terms of Service Violation

A technique used by Google researchers to reveal ChatGPT training data is now banned by OpenAI.