Reply to post: The idea could be weaponized

This won't end well. Microsoft's AI boffins unleash a bot that can generate fake comments for news articles

naive

The idea could be weaponized

Since it is the digital equivalent of a smoke screen. If people can't detect they are interacting with the article of a newsbot, then anything is possible.

Governments could use such machines to influence opinions, and are able to generate sufficient amounts of white noise, that seems sensible at first sight, to obfuscate the real picture.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020