Bloomberg Law: Prof. Catherine Powell Talks Threats Posed by AI-Powered Deepfakes


A new generation of political attack ads are here — AI-assisted, and largely unregulated, deepfake clips of their clients. Professor Catherine Powell outlined for Bloomberg Law what is actually on the line during an election cycle featuring such ads.

AI-powered deepfake political ads aren’t just a threat to candidates and their races, they also threaten government stability, according to Catherine Powell, a professor at Fordham University School of Law.

“This has serious risks for knowing the truth and for democracy,” Powell said.

Read “Deepfake political Ads Are ‘Wild West’ for Campaign Lawyer” in Bloomberg Law.


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