Read more: Artist Sarah Anderson files first amended complaint in copyright suit v. AI cos.
Judge Orrick dismissed a number of the claims in Sarah Anderson’s proposed class action suit against Stability AI and other AI companies on Oct. 30, 2024. In sum, Judge Orrick ruled: This week, Anderson filed her First Amended Complaint to address the court’s reasons for dismissal, such as the need to identify specific works allegedly…
Read more: Elon Musk: By time copyright lawsuits are decided, we’ll have a digital god. [Video]
Elon Musk was interviewed by Andrew Ross Sorkin yesterday. One interesting exchange was over the copyright lawsuits against AI companies. Here’s what Musk said: Elon Musk: I don’t know except to say that, by the time these lawsuits are decided, we’ll have a digital god. We’ll have a digital god at that point. These lawsuits…
OpenAI Sam Altman defends training AI to learn from copyrighted works, but open to compensation to artistsRead more: OpenAI Sam Altman defends training AI to learn from copyrighted works, but open to compensation to artists
In a fascinating interview before the OpenAI Board brouhaha, Sam Altman discussed the controversy over training AI models on copyrighted works without permission of the authors and artists. Kevin Roose: Sam, I want to ask you about something else that people are not happy about when it comes to these language uh and image models…
Read more: Master List of lawsuits v. AI, ChatGPT, OpenAI, Microsoft, Meta, Midjourney & other AI cos.
We’ve compiled a running list of the lawsuits filed against AI companies, including OpenAI and ChatGPT.
Read more: New AI lawsuit: Julian Sancton v. OpenAI, Microsoft
In the Southern District of New York, the author Julian Sancton filed a proposed copyright class action against OpenAI, its subsidiaries, and Microsoft. The Complaint is below: Using ChatGPT, we created a Table summarizing the 2 counts in the Complaint. Sancton v. OpenAI: Counts, Specific Allegations, and Named Defendants Count Specific Allegations Named Defendants Count…
Read more: Judge Chhabria poised to dismiss some of Sarah Silverman’s copyright claims v. Meta
Sarah Silverman and Richard Kadrey’s lawyers faced skepticism from Judge Vince Chhabria about the theories of some their claims, in their proposed class action against Meta for its generative AI program. According to Reuters, Judge Chhabria said, “I understand your core theory. Your remaining theories of liability I don’t understand even a little bit.” Indeed,…
Judge Orrick rejects “21st century collage tool” theory of Sarah Anderson’s lawsuit v. AI text to image generatorsRead more: Judge Orrick rejects “21st century collage tool” theory of Sarah Anderson’s lawsuit v. AI text to image generators
Judge Orrick’s order dismissing, with leave to the defendants to amend their complaint, rejected the theory of the plaintiffs Sarah Anderson et al. that all of DeviantArt’s Output Images are infringing derivative works because DeviantArt’s AI program was allegedly trained on copyrighted images. Sarah Anderson’s theory of collage tool: “The resulting image is necessarily a…