Jul 19, 2023
By Andy Johnson
Some of the world’s best known authors are among the thousands of writers and poets calling for curbs on artificial intelligence.
Leading the list, are Can-Lit legend Margaret Atwood and American best seller James Patterson.
They’ve endorsed an open letter from the Authors Guild calling for companies who work with A-I systems to compensate them for their writings.
They say their copyrighted books, articles, essays and poetry are metaphorically “food” for A-I systems; calling them endless meals for which there has been no bill.
No response yet from Microsoft, Meta, Open-A-I, and other A-I producers.