Raising eyebrows from the international tech community, India took a large step back from its initial stance of minimal artificial intelligence regulation in March—pushing consumer notice and watermarking guidelines for AI companies in an advisory.

Around the same time, an AI-generated video resurrected late Indonesian President Suharto, showing him advocating for the political party he presided over. A few months before that, the opposition party in India came under fire for circulating a synthetic video of the local government rooting against the ruling party. And of course, across the world in New Hampshire, AI-generated robocalls cloning President Joe Biden’s voice told residents not to vote in the primaries in January.