Watch 'The Monopoly Man' transform into deepfaked Mark Zuckerberg - CNN Video

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A tech-centric advocacy group released a video featuring deepfaked Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thanking congress for their inaction on tech antitrust bills.

A tech-centric advocacy group released a video featuring deepfaked Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thanking congress for their inaction on tech antitrust bills.

A tech-centric advocacy group, Demand Progress Action, released a video featuring deepfaked Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thanking congress for their inaction on tech antitrust bills.

Follow CNN Business Most stock quote data provided by BATS.Demand Progress Action, which describes its mission as protecting the"democratic character of the internet," used deepfake technology to have an actor appear and talk exactly like the Meta CEO.“Well, that was a close one,” an actor dressed as the mustached Monopoly man says before morphing into Meta Platforms Inc.Share.

Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes.All times are ET.The video clarifies that the Zuckerberg speaking is fake from the outset and shows the actor side by side with the impostor at the end.Disclaimer.Activist group Demand Progress is behind the two-and-a-half minute spot following repeated attempts by consumer advocates urging the House and Senate to vote on a bill that would prevent Big Tech from giving its products preferential treatment over rivals and alleviate Alphabet Inc.Morningstar: Copyright 2018 Morningstar, Inc.To Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.All Rights Reserved.

Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc.Thank you for your service to me, and to all of my friends," the deepfake says while showing images of other big tech CEOs.84% Google and Apple Inc.2018.All rights reserved.The purpose of the video is to push for the American Innovation and Choice Online Act and the Open App Markets Act, both of which target the market power of tech companies by providing"that certain discriminatory conduct by covered platforms shall be unlawful, and for other purposes," and regulating app stores.Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.The ad concludes with this disclaimer: “The Zuck is fake, but the message is real.and its licensors.“If Leader Schumer does not call a vote on these bills or attach them to a must-pass vehicle in the weeks ahead, he will have squandered Congress’s best chance to hold Big Tech accountable in a generation,” Demand Progress Action Executive Director David Segal said in a statement obtained by the Hill.

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