AI Copyright

Imagine a world where machines churn out masterpieces with minimal human intervention, leaving copyright laws doing the limbo. This isn't the premise of a new science fiction novel. It's the reality of today's generative artificial intelligence (AI).

Copyrights have been a part of U.S. law nearly since its founding, with the first federal law passed in 1790 to allow an author to reap the benefits of her work for a set period of time. Over time, the law expanded, providing the author with the exclusive right to reproduce or distribute her creation.

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