Please confirm your unique identity.
Your postal code permits Unpublished to identify which geographic regions are most passionate about certain topics and if there is a prevailing opinion in a given area. We also use your postal code to find out which district you belong to (using https://represent.opennorth.ca), so we can group votes by district, and plot results on a map for every issue.
This map will not show any personal voter data, just the vote breakdown by district.
We’re sorry, but you can only vote once.
Thanks for voting!
The results so far.
Do you feel the use of DeepFake video will be a factor in the next Federal election?
to tell them why you think what you do.
Please Note :
We ask for your email address to ensure the integrity of the voting platform. Each unique email address can only submit a single vote for each issue. Your postal code permits Unpublished to identify which geographic regions are most passionate about certain topics and if there is a prevailing opinion in a given area.
max. 200 words
[your name will go here]
[your email address will go here]
Posted on February 21, 2019
DeepFake And The War On Truth 2.0
Earlier this week, Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer, Stephane Perrault told House of Commons Committee, that there is very little in his tool box to deal with “fake news” about candidates or their parties during an election. Outright lies on social media about those seeking office can’t be regulated by Elections Canada.
We’ve all seen those hatchet jobs on candidates which turn their electoral dreams into nightmares. Now imagine we ratchet that up a few notches to the point where someone creates a realistic video of that candidate in say a compromising position? Perhaps infidelity or criminal actions. But, the key is; it never happened.
Welcome to the War on Truth 2.0 and it’s all driven by sophisticated technology. This is what’s known as “DeepFake”. Video technology that can create video of you so realistic, that it’s difficult to differentiate fact from fiction. Some of this technology has only been available to big movie companies so price made it prohibitive for most to get in..
See how other Canadians are voting
You Can Also Vote on These Issues
As the world moves increasingly toward authoritarianism and the censorship of political thought and speech, Unpublished Media seeks to provide a safe space for political discourse and debate in Canada.
5 reasons to become an
Support this uniquely Canadian grassroots democracy initiative
SUPPORT this uniquely Canadian grassroots
The Unpublished.ca platform was created to provide CITIZENS a place to share ideas and opinions, and to debate the issues that affect our lives. The Unpublished.ca platform empowers Members to actively participate in Canadian political debate, engaging fellow Canadians and influencing decision makers along the way.
Become a Contributor Share your opinions and engage in political discourse and debate in a safe and empowering forum
Become a CONTRIBUTOR—Share your opinions and engage in political discourse and debate in a safe and empowering forum
Partisan trolls on social media can be harsh and create an unfriendly and sometimes unsafe space for political discourse. But, government efforts to sanitize political speech have put a damper on what Canadians are willing to say online. The UNPUBLISHED platform provides the tools and space for Canadians to engage more actively in our political system within a supportive and rules governed environment.
Vote and email your elected representative on important issues
VOTE and EMAIL your elected representative on important issues
Dig deeper into the Issue of the Week with the Unpublished Café podcast, hosted by Ed Hand. Access articles, research and primary resources from across the internet. Then cast your VOTE in our weekly poll. Don’t forget to EMAIL your MP afterwards to tell them why you think what you do. And, be sure to share your comments with our audience too.
Become a member of the Unpublished PATREON platform to access exclusive content
Become a Member of the Unpublished PATREON platform to access exclusive content and participate in Members-only events
Unpublished PATREON members gain early-access to all podcasts and streaming shows. PATREON members also get access to exclusive Members-only content as well as the opportunity to participate in live Zoom discussions (INSIDER membership level and above).
Earn Rewards through exclusive access to Member-only contests, challenges and promotions
Earn REWARDS through exclusive access to Member specials, contests and challenges
Membership has benefits. As we roll out the Unpublished.ca platform over the next few months we will implement a REWARDS program to reward members for interacting with Unpublished content and with each other. Members will also receive exclusive access to specials, contests and challenges, like our Daily Politics Trivia Challenge and weekly VOTE Draw.
Unpublished CITIZEN membership plans are available on the Unpublished.ca portal and through PATREON, a network for content creators.
Choose the plan that’s right for you...
Members will receive Unpublished Media branded:
- Digital creative
- Buttons or bag tag
Your opinion matters.