Online Safety Bill: Harmful and illegal content could evade new laws, MPs warn

The draft online safety bill would not stop the sharing of "insidious" images of child abuse and violence against women and girls, MPs have said. The Commons culture committee warned the government its proposed legislation is not clear or robust enough. Content which is currently technically legal, such as deepfake pornography, still needs addressing, they said. But the government said the bill will make the UK "the safest place in the world to be online".

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Director James Cameron on the dangers of deepfakes

Movie director James Cameron says he hopes critical thinking will help people identify deepfake videos. So-called deepfakes use machine learning to modify video footage, usually replacing one person's face with another, with realistic results.

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