ST. GEORGE — The rapid rise and improvement of artificial intelligence systems has stoked fears of layoffs and the further spread of disinformation.

Another dark side of the technology was on display last month when fake, sexually explicit images of Taylor Swift were shared widely on social media platforms. The images of the singer were likely generated using artificial intelligence and were seen tens of millions of times, according to the New York Times.

Swift is reportedly “furious” about the images and “considering legal action” against those who distributed them.

“Whether or not legal action will be taken is being decided, but there is one thing that is clear: These fake AI-generated images are abusive, offensive, exploitative and done without Taylor’s consent and/or knowledge,” a source close to Swift told the Daily Mail.

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