The ethics of hacking your voice

Recently there has been a rising tide of concerns surrounding voice manipulation software. In sum, this technology allows a person to take someone’s speech recordings and create new utterances that the individual may or may not have said. This type of synthetic speech technology has been around for decades, but the entry of a new player in this space, or the publication of a research paper on this topic, tends to create a frenzy of excitement — and anxiety — about the implications of such capabilities on our society.


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