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Internet Archive Must Face Copyright Infringement Claims

A federal judge in California has dealt a blow to the Internet Archive. They’ve denied its request to dismiss a portion of a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by major record labels, including Sony Music and Universal Music Group. The case revolves around the Archive’s “Great 78 Project,” which involves digitizing and streaming vintage vinyl records. […]

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OpenAI Sued by US Newspapers for AI Copyright Infringement

In a groundbreaking legal battle, a group of prominent US newspapers has launched a lawsuit against Microsoft and OpenAI. They accuse the tech giants of unlawfully using their copyrighted content to train generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems. OpenAI and Microsoft Accused of Copyright Infringement to Train AI Models The eight newspapers, owned by the investment

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Sony Wins TikTok Copyright Infringement Case – Awarded $800k

In a landmark ruling, Sony Music has been awarded a staggering $802,997.23 in damages for copyright infringement against a popular TikTok creator. District Judge Mark T. Pittman’s unequivocal verdict serves as a potent reminder of the consequences of unauthorized use of copyrighted material. TikTok Sensation Vs. Sony Music The case centered around Dantreal Daevon Clark-Rainbolt,

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Bill Forces Firms to Reveal Copyrighted AI Training Data

Lawmakers are pushing for greater transparency around the training data used to create powerful AI models. A newly proposed bill aims to compel tech companies to disclose any copyrighted materials incorporated into the datasets that underpin their artificial intelligence systems. The Generative AI Copyright Disclosure Act Introduced by Congressman Adam Schiff of California, the Generative

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Hollywood Studios Push for Congress to Pass Anti-Piracy Bill

Hollywood studios are gearing up for a renewed battle against online piracy. The Motion Picture Association (MPA), representing major movie studios, announced plans to collaborate with Congress on legislation that blocks access to websites that allow illegal sharing of copyrighted films and TV shows. How the Anti-Piracy Law Would Work The proposed law would allow

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Authors Sue Nvidia for Alleged Copyright Infringement for AI

Nvidia, the tech giant known for its graphics processing units, is facing a proposed class-action lawsuit from a group of authors over allegations that their copyrighted works were used without permission to train the company’s artificial intelligence platform, NeMo. Copyrighted Books Used to Train NeMo Language Model The lawsuit, filed on Friday in a federal

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Court Tosses Much of X Copyright Lawsuit but Parts Remain

U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger has allowed a copyright infringement lawsuit against X (formerly Twitter), brought by the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), to proceed, after dismissing some of their claims. The judge ruled that the primary question is whether and to what extent the social media platform is liable for acts of copyright infringement

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Authors Sue Microsoft, OpenAI for Copyright Infringement

In the most recent chapter of the ongoing AI debate, Microsoft and OpenAI face a new lawsuit. Nonfiction authors Nicholas Gage and Nicholas Basbanes have filed a complaint for alleged copyright infringement. The authors contend that the tech giants “simply stole” their copyrighted works to develop their billion-dollar artificial intelligence system. This lawsuit, filed in

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Distributor Sues RCN for Copyright Infringement Liability

Leading internet provider RCN faces another copyright infringement legal challenge as Screen Media Ventures, a major independent distributor of movies and TV series, alleges the ISP’s liability for subscribers’ widespread piracy, as they download and share hundreds of films. Despite Screen Media Ventures’ initial attempt to join a related lawsuit, a federal court’s denial prompted

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OpenAI and Microsoft Sued by NY Times for Copyright Infringement

A recent legal battle between The New York Times and tech giants OpenAI and Microsoft has escalated into a lawsuit over alleged copyright infringement. The Times has accused OpenAI of using its content without permission to train the widely popular chatbot, ChatGPT. Previously, negotiations between the legal teams of OpenAI and The New York Times

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