Wilfried Zaha deserves protection not these absurd diving accusations | Paul Doyle

Only Eden Hazard is fouled more often yet every week fans pretend they are watching Zaha acting when they know full well he is not Scarlett Johansson told recently of the difficulty, nay futility, of trying to stop people using artificial intelligence software to graft her head on to other people’s bodies in pornographic videos. In an interview with the Washington Post she suggested that although she finds these “deep fake” films disturbing, she knows of no legal way of preventing their spread. She partly consoles herself with the knowledge that at least most “people assume it’s not actually me in a porno, however demeaning it is”. Her main concern was to warn of the danger that such software – free and convincing, apparently – poses to more vulnerable people. It is a ghastly state of affairs. Related: The best young players in the Championship this season Continue reading...

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