Is there a way to pay content creators whose work is used to train AI? Yes, but it’s not foolproof
It’s becoming difficult for artists to promote their work online without contributing infinitesimally to the creative capacity of generative AI. Many are now asking if it’s possible to compensate creatives whose art is used in this way.One approach from photo licensing service Shutterstock goes some way towards addressing the issue. Source: Is there a way…
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AI art tools Stable Diffusion and Midjourney targeted with copyright lawsuit – The Verge
The creators of AI art generator tools — Stability AI, MidJourney, and DeviantArt — have been accused of copyright violation in a proposed class-action lawsuit launched by a trio of artists, Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz.
A trio of artists have launched a lawsuit against Stability AI and Midjourney, creators of AI art generators Stable Diffusion and Midjourney, and artist portfolio platform DeviantArt, which recently created its own AI art generator, DreamUp.The artists — Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz — allege that these organizations have infringed the rights of “millions…
Altar Blue and Gold | Art by Nicole T. Lasher
This is a woman sitting at her altar about to consecrate a new wand. Her altar is a wooden table with a bowl, a basket with a wand, a light blue candle, a bottle of holy water, and a censer. She is wearing a long, draped royal blue dress, a gold stud earring, and has…
Bertha | Art by Nicole T. Lasher
This is a kind of complicated doodle. I was fooling around a bit with brushes and effects in Corel Painter Essentials and eventually decided on the kind of person I wanted to put in that firey, swirly background.
The role of copyright in online creative communities: law, norms, and policy
Many sources of rules govern our interactions with technology and our behavior online—law, ethical guidelines, community norms, website policies—and they do not always agree. This is particularly true in the context of content production because copyright law represents a collection of complex policies that often do not always account for the ways that people use…