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AI Deepfake Videos: How Laser-eyes are Battling AI Bitcoin Scams
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AI Deepfake Videos: How Laser-eyes are Battling AI Bitcoin Scams

Last Updated on January 25, 2024 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Pranath Fernando | AI Consultant

Originally published on Towards AI.

What you need to know to keep safe from AI Scams
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You’ve probably heard of AI Deepfakes.

AI deepfakes are a type of fake video or image created by AI to make it look like someone said or did something they never really did.

For example, a deepfake could show a famous person giving a speech they never gave, or a movie star acting in a scene they never filmed.

Do you feel confident you could tell if a video was a deepfake?

I did, until now…

Despite being an AI professional, I’ve been shocked at the high-quality deep fake used in a new Bitcoin scam reported this week.

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I’ll be honest, I couldn’t tell the difference. Think you could?

Stick with me and judge for yourself… you might want to know…

You might also want to know what you can do to protect yourself when you can no longer trust what you see is real…

For those of you who are not crypto enthusiasts, ‘Laser-eyes’ is a nickname for Michael Saylor.

Micheal Saylor is a US businessman, CEO of Microstrategy, and one of the most famous supporters of Bitcoin.

So what happened recently?

Coin Telegraph reported that Saylor has been removing AI deepfake videos of him promoting a Bitcoin scam.

Saylor and his team are… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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