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Re: Deep Fakes, Phishing & Epistemological War - how we can help combat these.

From: Charles 'chaals' (McCathie) Nevile <chaals@yandex.ru>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:58:34 +0200
To: semantic-web@w3.org
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On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:00:01 +0200, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>  
wrote:

> Just yesterday Vice published an article on DeepFakes with two example
> videos
[...]
>
> How could one make publishing of deep fake content, and other fictional  
> content or data for that
> matter allowable? We can’t live without fiction after all, it is how we  
> explore possibilities that are not
> actual, if only to be able to avoid them becoming so. [1]
>
> One suggestion is  that we would need a fiction ontology. Given that
> an HTTP server that served these should it seems
>  1. have a Link relation that specifies the fictional type of such  
> content
>  2. Only serve the content to clients that recognize and display such  
> information clearly [2]
>     (requiring thus an agent capability ontology)
>  3. Perhaps embed that relation in the video metadata too, along with a  
> link to the original author
>    (which can be verified by an http GET) so that copying the  content  
> does not  remove the   metadata.

This is exactly what current DRM systems do, except instead of a promise  
to recognise the content as fictional there is usually evidence that you  
paid money for it as the out-of-band basis for approval to send the  
content.

cheers

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