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!