The Nightshade tool will allow artists to finally protect their works from AI

The University of Chicago has created a tool that will allow artists to effectively combat copyright infringement. This was reported by Ben Zhao, a professor of computer science at the university, according to Gizmodo. The tool his team created is called Nightshade. It adds pixels to artists’ works that are ... Read more

The Internet Archive has filed an appeal in a historic copyright case

The Internet Archive has filed an appeal in the copyright infringement case, which it lost in the spring of this year, writes The Verge. This is a landmark copyright infringement case initiated by major publishing houses Hachette, HarperCollins, Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House. They sued the Internet Archive ... Read more

In the US, an artist was denied copyright to a painting created by AI

The artist Jason Allen failed to obtain the copyright to the painting Théâtre D’opéra Spatial generated by artificial intelligence. The decision was made by the supervisory board of the US Copyright Office, reports Ars Technica. Jason Allen became famous last year when a picture he submitted won first place at ... Read more

US court rules that AI art cannot be protected by copyright

Works of art created by artificial intelligence cannot be protected by copyright. This was announced by US District Court Judge Beryl A. Howell, writes The Verge with reference to The Hollywood Reporter. She presided over a lawsuit against the US Copyright Office. This body refused to grant Steven Thaler copyright ... Read more

Sony and other music labels sue Internet Archive over digitization of old recordings

The nonprofit Internet Archive is facing a lawsuit over one of its music preservation projects. This was reported by Engadget. Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and several other music labels have filed a lawsuit against the organization. They accuse the organization of copyright infringement for digitizing, “intentionally uploading, distributing ... Read more

OpenAI was sued for copyright infringement while training ChatGPT

Two authors sued OpenAI, the company that created ChatGPT, for allegedly using their artwork for the machine learning that underpins the chatbot’s artificial intelligence. This is reported by CNET citing Reuters. The copyright infringement lawsuit was filed in San Francisco federal court on behalf of science fiction and horror author ... Read more

Valve urges developers of games that use AI not to infringe copyright

The American company Valve will not prevent the use of artificial intelligence on the Steam platform, but seeks to respect copyright in matters related to the development of video games. This is reported by The Verge. “… instead, we’re working through how to integrate it into our already-existing review policies,” ... Read more

Music publishers have sued Twitter for $250 million over copyright infringement

The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) sued Twitter on behalf of 17 music publishers representing the biggest artists in the business. This is written by The Verge. The lawsuit was filed in the federal state of Tennessee. It states that the company fuels its business by illegally copying musical compositions, ... Read more

A photographer was fined nearly $1,000 when he asked to have his photos removed from an AI database

German photographer Robert Kneschke tried to remove his photos from a database used to train AI image generators, but was rejected and billed for $979 for an unfounded copyright infringement complaint, writes Vice. The photographer learned about his own images being used to train AI on a website called Have ... Read more

Beatly Music startup will allow you to upload AI-generated music without fear of its removal

A group of developers has launched a startup called Beatly Music, which will allow you to upload artificial intelligence (AI)-generated music online without fear of its possible deletion, writes Music Ally. “Even Soundcloud, the king of 2000s mixes, has also taken many of these songs down. It’s clear that AI-powered ... Read more

Singer Grimes allowed artificial intelligence to use her voice in songs

Canadian singer and music video maker Grimes has allowed her voice to be used for songs generated by artificial intelligence (AI). This is reported by The Verge. “I’ll split 50% royalties on any successful AI generated song that uses my voice,” Grimes posted on Twitter Sunday night. “Feel free to ... Read more

The song Heart on My Sleeve by artificial intelligence has increased anxiety in the world of music

Heart on My Sleeve, a track written with artificial intelligence (AI), has raised creative and legal issues in the music industry, writes The Verge. The song simulates the vocal parts of Drake and The Weeknd. In a matter of days, it became popular on TikTok, Spotify, YouTube and other services, ... Read more

Inventors should be people: AI will not be able to obtain patents for its developments

The American scientist Steven Thaler suffered another setback in the fight for the rights of artificial intelligence. US Supreme Patent Court recognized that only humans can be inventors and refused to protect AI copyrights with a patent. A reminder, Thaler tried to obtain a patent for the work of art, ... Read more