Anderson Quoted in Bloomberg Law on AI-Generated Celebrity Endorsements

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Manatt Entertainment Partner W. Joseph Anderson was quoted in Bloomberg Law on the recent surge of phony celebrity endorsements generated by artificial intelligence (AI) and the legal implications of this technology. 

The article discussed numerous examples of AI “deepfake” advertisements that seek to scam consumers into purchasing users’ products or services. Celebrities are particularly susceptible to these AI-generated endorsements, Anderson said. “If you are trying to get a large number of people to click on the wrong thing, an easy way to do it is to drive their attention by playing off of humanity’s interest in celebrity,” he commented. 

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