Digital forensics

I recently looked into the fascinating field of digital forensics for the re-launched Insite blog (Colin Meek’s internet research skills/resources site).

Specialists such as Professor Hany Farid and Professor Anthony TS Ho are honing techniques to analyse and detect digital manipulation of photographs.

It struck me that these methods would be very relevant for media regulation systems and legal cases (and in the newsroom, if less specialised techniques were developed).

Does anyone know of any examples where photo forensic techniques have been used like this?

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