OpenAI says it’s impossible to work with just public domain work, and the company will be doomed if it doesn’t train its models using copyrighted work.
Artists including Cy Twombly, Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Yayoi Kusama, and others have been used to train Midjourney, the AI-based image generator, raising new concerns over copyrights and privacy.
The Times joins the fight against OpenAI’s LLMs using publishers’ work without permission and publicly featurng it to its users with a fresh lawsuit.
Japanese companies can use any material for commercial use to train generative AI models.
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Copyright Office rejects Kris Kashtanova’s Midjourney-created comic book that creates a precedent, for now, about the licensing aspect of AI-generated art.