The Indian government has issued a notice to Social Media Platforms regarding penalties for the creation and circulation of deepfake videos following outrage over a deepfake video of actor Rashmika Mandanna. The notice cites Section 66D of the Information Technology Act, which deals with punishment for cheating by personation using computer resources. Social media platforms have been asked to remove morphed images within 24 hours of receiving a complaint and ensure no content impersonates another person. Mandanna expressed concern over the spread of the deepfake video, emphasizing the misuse of technology.
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