The film industry has a great interest in deepfake technology. Long-dead film stars can appear in new films, and contemporary actors can rejuvenate into their younger selves.
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Whether hacking attacks or disinformation campaigns, online meddling could sway public opinion and influence the outcome of the September vote, experts warn. Recent incidents suggest that the threat is real.
In high-tech South Korea, there is growing public outcry over the emergence of deepfake pornography and chatbots being taught "dirty" words.
A prominent senator from Mexico's governing party has presented a draft bill on regulating social media. But experts doubt that it will succeed, DW's Sandra Weiss reports.
For the third time in two weeks, Myanmar's junta has shut off the internet to restrict the flow of information for protesters. A new cybersecurity law would permit officials to arrest the military's online critics.
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