AI’s growing legal troubles

Without Section 230 protection, copyright issues and defamation suits are cropping up


Wow, that was fast. It took only eight months to find ChatGPT and generative artificial intelligence’s Achilles’ heel. No, it isn’t naive management, though OpenAI CEO Sam Altman did declare that AI poses a “risk of extinction” for humanity and practically begged a Senate Judiciary subcommittee to regulate AI, and then when the European Union actually did pass regulations, he threatened to pull out of the region.

And no, it’s not the White House, through which top AI execs did a walk of shame, allowing President Biden to extract from them a pledge of voluntary safety guardrails for AI. A pledge! Is that stronger or weaker than a pinkie promise?

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