Suzie Dunn › Identity Manipulation: Responding to Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Publié le mercredi 20 mai 2020


Le Centre de recherche en droit, technologie et société et l'Initiative IA + Société présentent :


Identity Manipulation

Responding to Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Suzie Dunn


Mercredi 27 mai 2020
à 12 h 00 HE


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Présentation (en anglais seulement)

Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics technologies have destabilized our ability to control our identity. Today, it is increasingly accessible for the average person to appropriate the voice, image, and body of another individual through the use of technology. We’ve seen pornographic deepfakes of Hollywood and K-Pop stars, a homemade robotic replica of Scarlett Johansson, voice synthesizers that have had Jay-Z rapping Shakespeare and Jordan Peterson spouting feminist manifestos. All of them are fake replicas of the real thing. 

Join Suzie Dunn from the University of Ottawa for a discussion on the legal boundaries of these technological replications. Together we will explore existing laws in Canada such as the common law torts of appropriation of personality and false light, and Quebec’s privacy and personality rights to consider where the law stands today and where it could go in the future.


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