The Times Sues OpenAI + A Debate Over iMessage + Our New Year’s Tech Resolutions

Hard Fork

Jan 5 2024 • 1 hr 8 mins

The New York Times sued OpenAI and Microsoft last week for copyright infringement. Kevin Roose and Casey Newton walk through the lawsuit and discuss the stakes for news publishers. Then, they talk about Apple’s “walled garden,” which is facing threats from both regulators and 16-year-olds. Finally, we set our tech resolutions for the new year.

Today’s guest: Eric Migicovsky, co-founder of Beeper

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