CGI software and image manipulation is now becoming so
good and so affordable
that, so we are told, we will soon not be able to trust any
video. Anyone's face
can appear on anyone's body, doing anything with or to
anyone else. Fake news
At the same time, we are told that hackers
can video us all
webcams, and use the video to blackmail or embarrass us.
Real news gone bad.
Fortunately, there is a simple way to combine the mad fake
news and the bad
real news in such a way that they mutually annihilate.
Simply upload a series of
high-quality photographs of yourself, from several different
FakeMe.com. Ensure that the photographs are clear, in
focus, and against a
FakeMe.com will promote itself as a site from which would-
be video fakers can
download image sets ideally suited to the creation of fake
videos. This usage will
be actively encouraged, and the site itself will use your
images to create a
sample video of you in conversation with the pope, or riding
a giraffe. Or vice versa.
Now, when blackmailed with a video of yourself dancing
naked to Abba in your
own bedroom, you can simply point out that - since your
images are hosted on
FakeMe.com - anyone could have faked that video.