DOJ cites AI deepfakes as reason to withhold Hur interview audio

The Department of Justice is withholding President Joe Biden‘s interview audio with former special counsel Robert Hur due to fears that it will be altered by artificial intelligence, according to a court filing.

CNN, the Heritage Foundation, and Judicial Watch, among others, have all been denied Freedom of Information Act requests for the audio and have subsequently filed suit against the Justice Department. In response, it issued a court filing Friday night to explain why it won’t release the audio from Hur’s interview with Biden.

“Disclosure of that record is unwarranted,” the filing reads. “Release of the audio recording would threaten critical law enforcement interests by chilling the potential cooperation of witnesses in current and future sensitive investigations. In addition, disclosure would constitute a significant invasion of privacy. … These privacy harms are amplified by the threat of
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