Tag: Copyright

  • Tennessee enacts landmark law to shield musicians from AI exploitation

    Tennessee has become the first U.S. state to pass a law to protect musicians and artists from the unauthorised use of their works by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Governor Bill Lee signed the Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security (ELVIS) Act, which updates Tennessee’s personal rights protection laws, extending safeguards to encompass the voices of […]

  • This Tech Exec Quit His Job to Fight Generative AI’s Original Sin

    Ed Newton-Rex, former head AI designer at TikTok, has launched a nonprofit organisation called Fairly Trained. The organisation offers a certification program called L Certification that identifies AI companies that license their training data ethically. To receive Fairly Trained’s certification label, a company must prove that its training data was either explicitly licensed for training […]

  • Copyleft Licences and AI

    Copyright and Copyleft are two terms related to protecting and promoting creative works. Copyright grants owners the exclusive right to copy and use their works. On the other hand, Copyleft encourages the use and modification of works by others. Under Copyleft, a work can be used and modified, with the resulting derivative works made available […]

  • Generative AI and Copyright in Australia

    Generative AI technology has proliferated and received significant media attention, especially since the release of ChatGPT in November 2022. The link between AI and intellectual property is fundamental, as intellectual property laws protect AI-generated works, raising questions about whether current intellectual property laws can accommodate AI-generated works concerning ownership and infringement of intellectual property rights. […]

  • AI Copyright Clash: The Future of AI Tools Could Hinge on the Result of The New York Times Legal Battle with OpenAI

    The New York Times has filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft for allegedly using its articles to train ChatGPT and violating copyright laws. OpenAI has argued that using publicly available internet materials for AI training constitutes fair use and transforms the data into new, original content. However, the Times has argued that ChatGPT’s potential […]

  • Australia set for AI copyright fight as creatives fear ‘existential’ scraping threat

    The use of content in artificial intelligence (AI) platforms has become a contentious issue between media/entertainment industries and tech giants. In Australia, media companies want the government to clearly prohibit the unauthorized scraping of their material, which would give them grounds to negotiate commercial agreements with AI firms. Some Australian media companies are already in […]

  • OK, Computer: AI, Music And IP Law In Australia

    In Australia, the music industry is grappling with the transformative power of AI, which can now create songs that are virtually indistinguishable from human-made music. In this post, we delve into the legal challenges posed by AI-generated music and examine the potential legal avenues and issues that musicians may face in Australia. AI-Generated Music and […]