October 20, 2020

000.users of the automated service can automatically submit a photo of a clothed woman and receive an altered version with the clothing removed.



I.

Chatbots are software applications used to conduct an online chat conversation via text or text-to-speech, in lieu of providing direct contact with a live human agent. Dialog systems, customer service, request routing, information gathering; use natural language processors and AI to scan for general keywords and generate responses using common phrases obtained from an associated database or library.

Designed to simulate the way a human would behave as a conversational partner.



☽.

The crescent moon symbol indicates sleep mode. The moon key on a keyboard or the front of the computer can put it into sleep mode.



III.

The dream goes like this: by scraping public sourced images simultaneously leveraging cultural slut-shaming signifiers of women’s bodies in an attempt to coerce, blackmail, shame women about deep fakes of themselves reflected in image or video.

Slut-shaming is an age-old tactic used by perverts.




curve


                                                        arc


       face    



                                      crescent




   
uploaded movement of bodies





  asymmetry compounded






IV.

"Simply having an online persona makes us vulnerable to this kind of attack.”



V.

The chatbot and several other affiliated channels have been used by more than 100, 000 members worldwide. Technologies recite and embody the values of their designers.



VI.

Administrators defended the tool as a harmless form of sexual voyeurism and said its operators take no responsibility for the women targeted by its user base. Weaponizing women’s images of themselves for a faceless group of strangers presages a new age of fabricated revenge porn.





As technology became more ubiquitous, these English words were replaced with the universal symbols line "|" and circle "o" (typically without serifs) to bypass language barriers.



VII

Manipulated. unregulated. Online erosion of intimate privacy. The automated service only works on women; images of men or inanimate objects render fake breasts and genitalia onto their bodies.




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The administrator said the system was designed merely to fulfill the users’ fantasies.