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Deepfake videos pose a threat, but 'dumbfakes' may be worse

Jul. 19, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

Sophisticated phony videos called deepfakes have attracted plenty of attention as a possible threat to election integrity. But a bigger problem for the 2020 U.S. presidential contest may be "dumbfakes" — simpler and more easily unmasked bogus videos that are easy and often cheap to produce. Unlike...