Casey Goes to the White House + The Copyright Battle Over Artificial Intelligence + HatGPT

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Nov 3 2023 • 1 hr 5 mins

President Biden’s new executive order on artificial intelligence has a little bit of everything for everyone concerned about A.I. Casey takes us inside the White House as the order was signed.

Then, Rebecca Tushnet, a copyright law expert, walks us through the latest developments in a lawsuit against the creators of A.I.-image generation tools. She explains why artists may have trouble making the case that these tools infringe on their copyrights.

And finally, it’s time again for HatGPT. We get a taste of the tech headlines you may have missed from the week.

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Additional reading:

  • Casey’s debrief on his trip to the White House.
  • Kevin’s breakdown of the executive order.
  • A judge found many of the claims in a lawsuit against Stability AI, Midjourney and DeviantArt to be “defective.”