Scarlett Johansson Has Resigned Herself To "DeepFake" Porn

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The degree of fame achieved by Scarlett Johansson brings with it cash and adulation, but additionally a bunch of latest issues that most individuals might by no means think about, like getting your face realistically pasted onto the physique of a porn actress and billed as “leaked” footage to be considered by hundreds of thousands of individuals.

Scarlett Johansson Has Resigned Herself To "DeepFake" Porn

 

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These movies, known as “deepfakes” are turning into simpler to make because the know-how behind them turns into extra accessible and there are already many “starring” Johansson. Although nobody desires to be in porn with out their consent, Johanssen has resigned herself to what she will be able to’t management. She instructed The Washington Post in an interview:

Clearly this doesn’t have an effect on me as a lot as a result of folks assume it’s not really me in a porno, nonetheless demeaning it’s. I believe it’s a ineffective pursuit, legally, largely as a result of the web is an unlimited wormhole of darkness that eats itself. There are much more disturbing issues on the darkish net than this, sadly. I believe it’s as much as a person to combat for their very own proper to the their picture, declare damages, and so forth.

I imply, that is coming from somebody who has a man from Hong Kong get well-known from making an AI with my exact face on it that wasn’t ‘technically’ me. It’s a fruitless pursuit for me however a unique state of affairs than somebody who loses a job over their picture getting used like that.

Read her full feedback here.