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How Tech Giants Cut Corners to Harvest Data for A.I.

OpenAI, Google and Meta ignored corporate policies, altered their own rules and discussed skirting copyright law as they sought online information to train their newest artificial intelligence systems. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-06 09:00:17 UTC ]
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Now it's NVIDIA being sued over AI copyright infringement

It's getting hard to keep up with copyright lawsuits against generative AI, with a new proposed class action hitting the courts last week. This time, authors are suing NVIDIA over its AI platform NeMo, a language model that allows businesses to create and train their own chatbots, Ars Technica... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-03-12 08:34:07 UTC ]
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Copyright, AI, and Provenance

Generative AI stretches our current copyright law in unforeseen and uncomfortable ways. In the US, the Copyright Office has issued guidance stating that the output of image-generating AI isn’t copyrightable, unless human creativity has gone into the prompts that generated the output. This ruling... Continue reading at 'O'Reilly Radar '

[ O'Reilly Radar | 2023-12-12 10:54:00 UTC ]
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Beeper says it reverse-engineered iMessage into an Android app

The universal chat app Beeper just got a lot more, well, universal. The company just unveiled the Beeper Mini app, which makes the bold claim to bring true iMessage support to Android devices. Even bolder? It seems to actually work, according to users who have tried it. This isn’t done in a... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-12-05 17:22:50 UTC ]
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How advertisers can deal with generative AI’s copyright conundrum

To what extent copyright law applies to generative AI tools is a legal gray area -- and cause for concern among companies using these tools for commercial purposes. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2023-11-20 05:01:00 UTC ]
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How the meandering legal definition of 'fair use' cost us Napster but gave us Spotify

The internet's "enshittification," as veteran journalist and privacy advocate Cory Doctorow describes it, began decades before TikTok made the scene. Elder millennials remember the good old days of Napster — followed by the much worse old days of Napster being sued into... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-05 15:30:18 UTC ]
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Valve fails to get out of paying its EU geo-blocking fine

Valve has failed to convince a court that it didn't infringe EU law by geo-blocking activation keys, according to a new ruling. The company argued that, based on copyright law, publishers had the right to charge different prices for games in different countries. However,... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-09-27 12:20:53 UTC ]
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Valve fails to get out of paying its EU geo-blocking fine

Valve has failed to convince a court that it didn't infringe EU law by geo-blocking activation keys, according to a new ruling. The company argued that, based on copyright law, publishers had the right to charge different prices for games in different countries. However, the EU General Court... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-09-27 12:20:53 UTC ]
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Creator of The Wolf Among Us universe releases it to public domain

Bill Willingham, the creator of the comic book series Fables, says you now own his work, fully and for all time. Willingham has released his work, which served as the basis for Telltale Games' The Wolf Among Us, to public domain — mostly because he can't afford to sue DC Comics. In a lengthy... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-09-16 13:00:10 UTC ]
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Four large US publishers sue ‘shadow library’ for alleged copyright infringement

The publishers are claiming unspecified damages from the file-sharing Library Genesis, which they say has distributed files illegallyFour leading US publishers have sued an online “shadow library” that allows visitors to download textbooks and other copyrighted materials free.Cengage, Macmillan... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-15 16:55:19 UTC ]
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The future of art is in AI’s hands

An ongoing lawsuit by artists against AI’s biggest players highlights how copyright law can’t keep pace with AI. Artificial Intelligence is rapidly transforming many industries and communities around the world. One of the first groups to feel its impact—and also generate some of its fiercest... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2023-08-10 06:00:00 UTC ]
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Google says AI systems should be able to mine publishers’ work unless companies opt out

The tech company’s latest proposal about generative AI turns copyright law on its head, and could especially hurt smaller content creators, say expertsFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastPublishers should... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-08 23:00:40 UTC ]
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The Agence France-Presse is suing Elon Musk's X over news content payments

Elon Musk and X, the site formerly known as Twitter, are in more legal trouble. The Agence France-Presse (AFP) is suing X for not engaging in discussions about payment to the French publisher in exchange for its articles appearing on the platform. In 2019, France passed neighboring rights... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-08-03 10:55:01 UTC ]
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Authors file a lawsuit against OpenAI for unlawfully ‘ingesting’ their books

Mona Awad and Paul Tremblay allege that their books, which are copyrighted, were ‘used to train’ ChatGPT because the chatbot generated ‘very accurate summaries’ of the worksTwo authors have filed a lawsuit against OpenAI, the company behind the artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT, claiming that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-05 14:33:31 UTC ]
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Swiss gov't favors compensation for journalistic 'snippets' posted by online services

Switzerland’s executive branch says it favors changes to copyright law to require large online service providers — including social media platforms and search engines — to pay media companies for use of journalistic content, even small excerpts Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2023-05-24 12:46:59 UTC ]
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Google calls for relaxing of Australia’s copyright laws so AI can mine websites for information

Tech company argues government should support artificial intelligence development while artists seek protectionsFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastGoogle and other tech giants have called on the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-19 04:40:32 UTC ]
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Nollywood could see a major boost from Nigeria's new copyright law - an expert explains why

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, recently signed the copyright law. Its provisions will be beneficial only if it is well implemented. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-04-11 14:35:53 UTC ]
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AI-generated images from text can't be copyrighted, US government rules

Any images that are produced by giving a text prompt to current generative AI models, such as Midjourney or Stable Diffusion, cannot be copyrighted in the US. That's according to the US Copyright Office (USCO), which has equated such prompts to a buyer giving directions to a commissioned artist.... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-03-16 17:42:43 UTC ]
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Artists must be protected from piracy in the new world of AI | Letter

We must recognise the critical importance of strong copyright law and fair remuneration, writes Christian ZimmermannArtists, illustrators and photographers have often led the way in embracing new technology. The concerns that creators such as Harry Woodgate have about AI programs (‘It’s the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-03 17:10:51 UTC ]
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Possible copyright changes could mean more money for Inuit artists

Whatever price artists get from their initial sale is, currently, all the money they'll ever receive from their art — though that could change if the federal government reforms Canada's copyright law to give artists a cut of resales. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-09-10 08:00:00 UTC ]
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