FCC bans robocalls containing voices generated by artificial intelligence

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday banned robocalls that contain voices generated by artificial intelligencea decision that sends a clear message that the exploitation of technology to scam people and mislead voters will not be tolerated.

The unanimous decision targets robocalls made with AI voice cloning tools under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a 1991 rule that restricts unsolicited calls that use artificial or artificial voice messages. prerecorded.

The announcement was made at a time when the authorities of N.H. are advancing their investigation into AI-generated robocalls that imitated President Joe Biden's voice to discourage people from voting in the state's primary that took place last month.