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FCC proposes $6M fine for AI-generated robocall spoofing Biden’s voice

May 24, 2024


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a hefty $6 million fine against a political consultant for allegedly using AI-generated voice cloning and caller ID spoofing to spread election-related misinformation.

“Political consultant Steve Kramer was responsible for the calls and now faces a $6 million proposed fine for perpetrating this illegal robocall campaign on January 21, 2024,” the FCC said in a statement.

The FCC alleged that Kramer orchestrated a robocall campaign that featured a deepfake of President Joe Biden’s voice, urged New Hampshire voters not to participate in the January primary, asking them to “save your vote for the November election.”

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