Artificial intelligence models trained on millions of images can occasionally reproduce near-perfect copies, researchers have found, which could be significant for ongoing copyright infringement lawsuits
6 February 2023
Do image-generating artificial intelligence (AI) models infringe artists’ copyright? With legal action already under way against some of the companies behind these AIs, researchers have now found that the generators can occasionally reproduce some of the specific images used to train them – a discovery that could play into the upcoming lawsuits.
Popular text-to-image generators like Stability AI’s Stable Diffusion and OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 use …