The New York Times has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft and OpenAI alleging that their generative AI systems, including Copilot/Bing Chat and ChatGPT, infringe on the Times’ copyrighted articles by copying and using them without permission to train the AI models. The Times’ key points: As of this writing, the defendants have not responded.
The U.S. Copyright Office has ruled that AI-generated artwork cannot be copyrighted. Let’s talk about that. But first a little background. What’s a Copyright A copyright is a legal right that grants exclusive control over the use and distribution of an original creative work. It gives the creator or owner of the work the exclusive … Read more
Sherlock Holmes in the public domain / Moriarity can only complain / The game is afoot / It’s time for a book / Sit back and have some [cough] champagne / More on copyright here and here.