Github is banning copies of ‘deepfakes’ porn app DeepNude

GitHub is banning code from DeepNude, the app that used AI to create fake nude pictures of women. Motherboard, which first reported on DeepNude last month, confirmed that the Microsoft-owned software development platform won’t allow DeepNude projects. GitHub told Motherboard that the code violated its rules against “sexually obscene content,” and it’s removed multiple repositories, including one that was officially run by DeepNude’s creator.

DeepNude was originally a paid app that created nonconsensual nude pictures of women using technology similar to AI “deepfakes.” The development team shut it down after Motherboard’s report, saying that “the probability that people will misuse it is too high.” However, as we noted last week, copies…

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Author: Adi Robertson