No slam dunk in using copyright to fight AI

A federal district judge said he was leaning toward dismissing most of a lawsuit brought by artists against AI firms, citing the need for more facts about alleged copyright infringement. (Reuters, July 19, 2023, by Blake Brittain)

Mike Masnick in techdirt, July 19, 2023, argues that it is futile for artists to use copyright to fight off AI since AI companies when training are doing the equivalent of reading a book and no one can claim learning from it violates copyright.

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