S. 2065: Deepfake Report Act of 2019

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Date of Report

Fri August 16th, 2019

Legislation Details

116th Congress

A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to publish an annual report on the use of deepfake technology, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Robert Portman — R — OH

S. 2065 would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit five annual reports to the Congress on digital content forgeries, also known as “deepfakes.” Such forgeries manipulate digital content, such as videos, with the intent to mislead the viewer. The bill would require DHS to assess the use of digital content forgeries by foreign entities and evaluate available methods of detecting and mitigating such threats.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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