Named as one of 25 “Rising Stars – Top Female Lawyers in the UK” by Law.com, Kelsey Farish is a London-based media and technology lawyer. She is regarded as one of Europe’s leading legal experts on AI-generated media (synthetic media).
Her academic research and practical advice on deepfakes and Internet regulations have seen her appear before the European Parliament to advise on proposed deepfake legislation, as well as on national media to include Channel 4 Dispatches and BBC Radio.
In addition to her day-to-day work as a lawyer, she often speaks at industry events and is an advisory board member of vera.AI, a European research consortium working to combat disinformation online through advanced artificial intelligence technologies.
Earlier this month, Representative Frederica Wilson of Florida reported that President Trump made insensitive, off piste comments over the phone to the widow of a soldier recently killed in Niger. According to Wilson, Trump told Myeshia Johnson that her husband “knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt.” Trump flatly denied such comments. President… Read more
From the archives! I wrote this essay in 2012 for my coursework in European human rights law, as part of my masters’ degree. Reading it now, five years and a law degree later (!) is a bit cringe, but I think it does a fairly decent job of explaining some of the more theoretical differences… Read more
One of the best parts of living in the UK is that I’m only a short flight away from some incredibly beautiful European destinations. This weekend, I finally made it to Eastern Europe, and visited one of my dearest friends in a city easy for both of us to get to: Prague. The chill in the air,… Read more