Paul Lekas, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) issued the following statement.
“SIIA supports the inclusion of the Deepfake Task Force Act of 2021 as an amendment to the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act and is one of the signatories of the letter sent today to Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Inhofe. This bill is an important step towards increasing public and private sector collaboration in combatting the unique threat that digital content forgeries, misinformation and AI-enabled information campaigns represent to our national security and democracy. SIIA is committed to working with Congress to create a safe digital environment and restore trust online.”
Read the joint letter of support here.