YouTube: No ‘deepfakes’ or ‘birther’ videos in 2020 election
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Better late than never, YouTube is making it clear there will be no "birtherism" on its service during this year's U.S. presidential election. Never mind that the conspiracy theory around former President Barack Obama's citizenship emerged in 2008 and has not been a widespread issue since he last ran for president in 2012.

The Google-owned video service is also reiterating that it won't allow election-related "deepfake" videos and anything that aims to mislead viewers about voting procedures...

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