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Synthetic Media: AI and Journalism Season 4: Episode 6

What does it mean when the press we depend on is actually a synthetic amalgam of human and machine, using AI to create its words and images and shape its workflows, ethics, and intellectual property?

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The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy provides a unique, interdisciplinary environment where scholars can examine the key drivers of innovation as well as the law and policy that best support innovation.

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Artists Are Losing the War Against AI The Atlantic | October 02, 2023 | Jason Schultz

OpenAI has introduced a tool for artists to keep their images from training future AI programs. It may not make a difference.

AI is Killing the Grand Bargain at the Heart of the Web. 'We're in a Different World.' Business Insider | August 30, 2023 | Jason Schultz

AI is undermining the web's grand bargain, and a decades-old handshake agreement is the only thing standing in the way.

Revealed: The Author Whose Pirated Books Are Powering Generative AI The Atlantic | August 19, 2023 | Jason Schultz

Stephen King, Zadie Smith, and Michael Pollan are among thousands of writers whose copyrighted works are being used to train large language models.

The Dream Was Universal Access to Knowledge. The Result Was a Fiasco. The New York Times | August 13, 2023 | Jason Schultz

In the pandemic emergency, Brewster Kahle’s Internet Archive freely lent out digital scans of its library. Publishers sued. Owning a book means something different now.

High Court Trademark Ruling Leaves Enforcement Avenues Murky Bloomberg Law | July 14, 2023 | Rochelle Dreyfuss

The US Supreme Court’s decision reining in the global reach of US trademark law left practitioners questioning brand owners’ ability to combat foreign parties indirectly selling knock-offs into the country.

Gen Z Loves Dupes. What Does That Mean for the Design Industry? Business of Home | July 12, 2023 | Chris Sprigman

If there’s one thing the TikTok generation loves (aside from lightly choreographed dances and elaborately staged reactions to a certain McDonald’s milkshake), it’s a “dupe.”

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