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Robocall Disuades Democratic Party Members from Voting in Primary Election

An AI-generated robocall, allegedly impersonating President Joe Biden, has urged Democratic Party members not to vote in the upcoming primary election on Tuesday.

Kathy Sullivan Calls for Prosecution

K Kathy Sullivan, a prominent New Hampshire Democrat and former state party chair, is calling for the prosecution of those responsible for the robocall. She describes the incident as “an attack on democracy” and urges Democratic voters to save their votes for the November election.

New Hampshire Attorney General Recommends Voters to Disregard Call

John Formella, New Hampshire attorney general, has advised voters to disregard the call’s contents. He refutes Kathy Sullivan’s claims that the call may violate several laws and is currently investigating the matter.

Debate About AI in Political Campaigns Grows

The controversy surrounding the robocall has sparked an investigation, with NPR releasing a recording of the call. Concerns have been raised about privacy and potential harassment, as Sullivan’s phone number was included in the message.

Increased Calls for Swift Action to Address AI Manipulation in Elections

As concerns about AI manipulation in elections grow, advocacy groups like Public Citizen are pushing for federal regulation. A petition from Public Citizen calls on the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to regulate AI use in campaign ads. The FEC chair, Sean Cooksey, acknowledges the issue but states that resolving it might take until early summer.

The Deepfake Call and Politician-Impersonating Chatbot Intensify Demand for Swift Action

State lawmakers are also joining the calls for swift action to address AI manipulation in elections. The incident raises questions about the vulnerability of democratic processes to AI manipulation during a crucial election year.

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