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The next big political scandal could be faked

By John Hendrickson

03 Mar 2023 · 8 min read

Editor's Note

Imagine an AI-produced audio clip of Joe Biden claiming to have hacked voting machines. The Atlantic reports on how fake audio generated by AI could turbocharge the spread of disinformation.

Is the clip stupid or terrifying? I can’t decide. To be honest, it’s a bit of both.

“I just think I would love to get Ratatouille’d,” a familiar-sounding voice begins.

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