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Criminalise manufacturing and distributing deep-fake pornography

Submitted by Ben Fiddian on Wednesday 6th January 2021

Published on Wednesday 13th January 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 13th July 2021

Current Signatures: 150
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Criminalise manufacturing and distributing deep-fake pornography

Petition Details

Laws covering online distribution of private/intimate/sexual images need to be updated to prevent deepfake manufacturers taking non-private facial images combine it with pornographic material without consent.

Additional Information

There have been a number of cases which have highlighted images of individuals being used by deep fake porn manufacturers to create images without their knowledge or consent. Victims have discovered that there is no legal protection as current laws do not cover the use of non-private/intimate/sexual images. Amendments to these laws need to keep pace with emerging technology like deep-fake, and should be debated by Parliament as soon as possible.


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