Inside AI Policy

July 22, 2024

OpenAI urges court to force New York Times to produce documents proving copyright violations

By Rick Weber / July 2, 2024

OpenAI is asking a federal district court to compel the New York Times to produce documents showing how it produced and sought to protect copyrighted information from the tech company’s ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence model.

“Discovery into those copyrighted works is directly relevant both to the Times’s claim of copyright infringement and to OpenAI’s defenses (such as fair use, which looks at, inter alia, various aspects of the works at issue),” says OpenAI in a July 1 letter to...

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