Deepfakes: What are they, and why are they dangerous?

Deepfakes What are they Wyche Law Firm

Published in: SC Lawyer Magazine By now, most everyone has seen synthetic video reproductions of political figures (including Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Boris Johnson), business leaders, or celebrities. Deepfakes, a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake,” are fake images, video, audio, and text content that appear to be real. This technology can be used…
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DOJ Continues Focus on Labor Markets – Brings Criminal No-Poach and Wage-Fixing Prosecutions Against Competing Employers


In 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued joint Antitrust Guidance to Human Resource (HR) Professionals (HR Guidelines) and Red Flags for Employment Practices. The HR Guidelines make clear that companies that compete to hire or retain employees are competitors in the employment market. Even companies that…
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