The European Commission is updating its code on disinformation to target deepfakes. Photo: Shutterstock
The European Commission is updating its code on disinformation to target deepfakes. Photo: Shutterstock

EU to tackle deepfakes, with Big Tech like Google, Facebook, Twitter facing fines of 6 per cent of turnover

  • The European Commission is expected to update its code on disinformation this week, with examples of manipulative behaviour such as deepfakes and fake accounts
  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine underpinned some of the changes in the code, Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova said

The European Commission is updating its code on disinformation to target deepfakes. Photo: Shutterstock
The European Commission is updating its code on disinformation to target deepfakes. Photo: Shutterstock
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