Rajiv Chandrashekhar said in Rashmika Mandanna's viral deepfake video- government is committed to the digital security of citizens
Rashmika Mandanna Viral Lift Video: Union Minister Rajiv Chandrashekhar has reacted to the deepfake video of actress Rashmika Mandanna. Posting on the social media platform X, the Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT wrote that the government of PM Narendra Modi is committed to ensuring the security and trust of all digital citizens using the internet.
Union Minister Rajiv Chandrashekhar has reacted to the 'deepfake' video of actress Rashmika Mandanna going viral on social media. The Union Minister said that platforms need to tackle these dangerous and harmful forms of misinformation.
Explaining the IT rules notified in April 2023, the minister said, “It is a legal obligation for the platforms to: ensure that no false information is posted by any user and ensure that when any user or government If reported, misinformation must be removed within 36 hours. If platforms do not comply, Rule 7 will apply and the platform can be taken to court by the aggrieved person under the provisions of the IPC. Deepfake Misinformation There is a new and even more dangerous and harmful form of this and platforms need to deal with it."
The Union Minister's tweet came in response to a journalist named Abhishek Kumar, who had shared the actress' video. Kumar also shared the real video and said that the video is of Zara Patel (Zara Patel Viral Video) and was uploaded on October 9. Patel is a British-Indian girl who has 415K followers on Instagram.
This technology is used to swap faces in videos and other digital content to create fake media. Moreover, deepfakes are not limited to videos only, this technology can also be used to create other fake content like images, audio, etc. With the help of deep fake technology, the face is swapped with the face of a celebrity video on someone else's photo or video.