In less than a minute, Amazon’s Alexa can mimic any human voice.
Amazon wants to help you remember your loved ones during this crisis. To do this, they’ve launched an initiative called Remembering Them.
Alexa’s AI is trained to use pre-recorded voices of the people who are not alive to use them as sources.
Alexa is receiving billions of requests to add custom voices, Prasad said.
The risk of this feature is ‘High.’
But, the risk of this feature is high as it could be used to create fake audio recordings for misinformation campaigns and start the propaganda.
Like in 2020, fraudsters used deepfake AI to illegally get banks to transfer $35 million to fund an acquisition that never existed.
What do you think of this feature? Can it be misused?