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Illinois Deepfakes Legislation

New legislation in the Illinois General Assembly takes aim at deepfakes.

State Representative Mary Edly-Allen Of Libertyville says deepfake technology is used to create very realistic digital imitations, sometimes for a fun parody, but other times for nefarious reasons.

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Edly-Allen’s bill lets victims seek civil damages.

It passed a senate committee last week.

As reported by WWBL