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Australia’s First Deepfake Political Ad is Here and it’s Extremely Cursed – Gizmodo Australia

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was the target a deepfake political ad posted and promoted on Facebook last week by Advance Australia

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What appears to be Australia’s first ever deepfake political advertisement was rolled out during last week’s Queensland election. Welcome to The Bad Place.
Right wing advocacy group Advance Australia has posted a video using footage of what appears to be Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk giving a press conference.
But the video isn’t real. It uses deepfake technology a method that fakes footage by using AI to create synthetic footage to create a video of Palaszczuk saying something she didn’t…

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