Researchers Look to Spot Photo Hoaxes

Feb 25, 2008 By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer

(AP) -- Sometimes, a photo is simply too good to be true. Tiny details in an image, for instance, may be too similar to have occurred naturally, suggesting a cut-and-paste maneuver. Or the color patterns may be too "normal" - beyond the limitations of sensors on digital cameras.



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