Biden Campaign's Truth Troll

AI advertising proposals, security risks of AI


AI-Made Deepfake Political Ads Targeted by Michigan Lawmakers
Bloomberg Law
“Michigan’s five-bill legislative package would require political messages to include disclosures of AI use, with repeat offenders facing felony convictions and two-year prison sentences. Anyone convicted of using deepfakes while attempting to sway an election could receive up to five years if the measures get enacted.”

Navigating the Challenges of Programmatic Advertising Platforms’ Political Bans
Business of Politics Show
“The restrictions on political advertising by tech companies have unintended consequences on voter turnout and civic participation. Candidates and their campaigns heavily rely on advertising to turn out voters and persuade them. With limited advertising opportunities, their ability to reach their target audience is hindered.”


Biden campaign to launch account on Trump's Truth Social
Fox News
“‘There’s very little ‘truth’ happening on TruthSocial, but at least now it’ll be a little fun,’ a senior Biden campaign aide told Fox News Digital on Monday.”

Biden team launches organizing pilot project in Wisconsin and Arizona
Washington Post
“The goal of the program is to arm a nationwide network of Biden volunteers by next year with content they can share in these places, and to empower them to take action in their own social circles to get Biden reelected and improve Democratic targeting data.”


Cybersecurity Expert: Generative AI Could Flood the Zone With Deepfakes and More Realistic Phishing Emails
Campaigns & Elections
“‘I’m most concerned about the misinformation and disinformation that happens way, way, way down the line. If you think about it, there’s really only a handful of precincts in battleground states, or in states that make a difference in the balance of power,’ said Michael Kaiser, president and CEO of Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC), a non-partisan, non-profit group that provides cybersecurity support to federal campaigns.”


What You Need to Know About Generative AI’s Emerging Role in Political Campaigns
Tech Policy Press
“In the future however, some envision this being taken a step further with conversational chatbots powered by large language models. This would enable a new level of hyper-individualized communication customized to each voter’s singular profile and concerns. In theory, voters could ask questions on issues important to them and get tailored answers from an AI ‘avatar’ representing the candidate’s platform, suggests Nathan Sanders.”