AI Copyright Wars: Complaints (PDFs) in copyright lawsuits v. AI generators Stable Diffusion, Stability AI, Midjourney, Deviant Art
The AI Copyright Wars are raging already. So far, we have 4 copyright lawsuits filed against AI visual generators Stable Diffusion, Stability AI, Midjourney, and Deviant Art, and the AI code generators Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI. Copyright lawsuits in US Doe 1 v. Github, Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of…
The Trial of AI: preliminary thoughts on the copyright claims in Sarah Andersen v. Stability AI, Midjourney + DeviantArt
On Friday, attorneys for three artists (Sarah Andersen, Kelley McKernan, and Karla Ortiz) filed a class action against three companies that offer AI image generators that enable users to create art through text commands. (DALL-E developed by OpenAI is probably the most famous AI image generator, but it wasn’t named in this lawsuit.) You can…
The Trial of AI: 1st Class Action Copyright Lawsuit filed against AI image generators Stability AI, Midjourney + Deviantart (Complaint in Sarah Andersen v. Stability AI Ltd)
We predicted these issues would be raised in a lawsuit in our fictitious example of ChatGPT creating a rap “in the style of Snoop Dogg.” But we had no idea this lawsuit would be filed less than 24 hours later!
Should we expect a class-action lawsuit against ChatGPT, DALL-E and other AI utilizing copyrighted works?
In an Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal, Christopher Reid suggested that creators might object to AI relying on their copyrighted works when engaging in machine learning or creating AI generated works.