A new report for BBC News Scotland has highlighted the rise of deepfake pornography, where ordinary images or videos are superimposed onto pornographic videos. Professor McGlynn spoke to the BBC to warn of an emerging ‘epidemic’ of deepfake porn being created and distributed without consent. The BBC spoke to one victim, who had participated in Professor McGlynn’s research, about the harmful and lasting impacts on her.
🎥 The rising threat of deepfake pornography (BBC Scotland, The Nine, 27 May 2021)
Deepfake pornography could become an 'epidemic', expert warns (BBC News, 27 May 2021)