Better-than-ever technology is making it harder to spot deepfakes, manipulated videos using artificial intelligence. Now Congress is getting involved. Soledad talks with Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami law professor and president of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, about how deepfakes aren’t just a risk for democracy but for the average person as well. 

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