Over the last few years I’ve written and spoken extensively on the risks – and opportunities – that deepfakes pose to society, businesses, and individuals. My work has been cited in academic research papers, mainstream press, and various technology and legal blogs.
16th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (February 2021) Dr Juan Lopez Jr, et al, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy
Deepfakes Are Coming: Does Australia Come Prepared? (2021) Federica Celli, Canberra Law School, Canberra Law Review
Privacy Intelligence: A Survey on Image Sharing on Online Social Networks (August 2020) Chi Liu et al, University of Technology Sydney
Regulating Deepfake Technology: Legislative possibilities in the Netherlands to obstruct the use of deepfake technology for the creation of non-consensual pornography (May 2020) Daphne Stevens, Tilburg Law School
Deepfake Technology in The Entertainment Industry: Potential Limitations And Protections (March 2020) Arts Management & Technology Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University
Legal opinion on deepfakes and platform responsibility (2020) Dr Emma Perot, King’s College London
Interviews and consultations
Modern technologies, privacy law and the dead (April 2021). Interviewed by Dr Marisa McVey, in relation to her team’s examination of personality and privacy of the dead. The project, funded by a Leverhulme Research Project Grant 2020, is considering a paradigm shift in the law of privacy in favour of recognising and protecting a person after death.
Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA), European Parliament (April 2021). Interviewed by Dr Linda Nierling and Dr Jutta Jahnel, in relation to the European Union’s regulatory landscape with respect to deepfakes and their legal implications. The interview was conducted to assist with the EU’s development of policy options relevant to the European Parliament and European Commission, including the new Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence.
Forged authenticity: governing deepfake risks (September 2019). Attended a two-day workshop in Zurich, Switzerland with other deepfake experts, and contributed to a policy briefing. Written and organised by Aengus Collins and others at the EPFL International Risk Governance Center
How deepfakes are a problem for us all and why the law needs to change (March 2021) Martin De Saulles, Information Matters
Whose face is it anyway? (February 2021) Matthew Kershaw
Deepfakes and the 2020 United States election: missing in action? (October 2020) Christopher Boyd, Malware Bytes
Deepfakes and German law (January 2020) Maureen Cohen