What if an AI bot had stolen your intellectual property?
This discussion is about to happen as many publishers start asking this question: “Was my content being used to train the algorithm?”
What do you think? Should AI companies be forced to pay when they use your content? And if yes how will you find out if they use your article or not?
More information is below:
“Clearly, they are using proprietary content—there should be, obviously, some compensation for that,” Mr. Thomson said.
At the heart of the debate is the question of whether AI companies have the legal right to scrape content off the internet and feed it into their training models. A legal provision called “fair use” allows for copyright material to be used without permission in certain circumstances.
In an interview, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said “we’ve done a lot with fair use,” when it comes to ChatGPT. The tool was trained on two-year-old data. He also said OpenAI has struck deals for content, when warranted.
“We’re willing to pay a lot for very high-quality data in certain domains,” such as science, Mr. Altman said.