[ExI] he said what????

Stuart LaForge avant at sollegro.com
Tue Dec 27 05:59:45 UTC 2016

Samantha Atkins wrote:
<The governments of the world, including in the US, have been putting out
fake news for decades.  Pretending it is a big new deal now and especially
suggesting that government be empowered to "fix" it is absurd.   Nothing
will replace a discerning pan-critical mind.   Governments want power over
media as always but especially over this internet thing that they see as
hard to control.  Beware.  What they are really after is far worse than
"fake news".>

Welcome back Samantha. :-) Yes, I see this as a pretty big problem. Best I
can suggest for the time being is digital media file formats that have
built-in alteration-sensitive watermarks and maybe laws extending the
crime of forgery to include forging someone's digital likeness for
personal gain or political goals.

Stuart LaForge

Spike wrote:
<You know this will be huge. Fake news will be practically
indistinguishable from real. We can make anyone appear to say anything:


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