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OpenAI meets sympathetic judge in effort to dismiss US copyright claims against ChatGPT

By Mike Swift
  • 08 Dec 2023 01:18
  • 08 Dec 2023 02:17
Lawyers for OpenAI had light work today at a hearing in San Francisco on their motion to dismiss vicarious copyright claims and other allegations by a group of authors over ChatGPT’s copying of their works, after a federal judge signaled that she's likely to grant the motion.
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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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