Deepfake recordings depict British Opposition Leader abusing staff
Occurred: October 2023
A deepfake audio recording appearing to depict the leader of the UK Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer, swearing at a party staffer raised concerns about the underhanded use of synthetic disinformation in politics.
Country: United Kingdom
Purpose: Damage reputation
Technology: Deepfake - audio, video; Generative adversarial network (GAN); Neural network; Deep learning; Machine learning
Transparency: Governance; Marketing
Published: October 2023