4 Takeaways From OpenAI’s Response to The New York Times’ Lawsuit

Calling regurgitation a 'rare bug' strikes some as a red herring

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OpenAI’s response to The New York Times’ lawsuit reveals several key points of tension between the news industry and generative artificial intelligence firms and their backers.

In particular, OpenAI’s response shows the limited, albeit critical efforts, that the company has made to collaborate with publishers; the challenges of focusing too heavily on regurgitation; the disputed limits of fair use; and the false logic of an opt-out option, according to interviews with publishing executives and gen AI experts

“This litigation is not going to be resolved any time soon, but when it is, it will shape the landscape and future of publishing,” said media analyst Matthew Scott Goldstein.



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