The Intercept responds to efforts by OpenAI and Microsoft to dismiss its copyright case.

In a case with implications for the entire news industry, The Intercept sued OpenAI and Microsoft for violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act earlier this year. The Intercept has responded to the tech companies’ efforts to dismiss
the case.  “Much like the hallucinations to which their products are prone, Defendants ignore or mischaracterize both the applicable law and the allegations of the Complaint. The Intercept is entitled to its day in court.”  Argument will be held on the motion on June 3, 2024, and the court plans to rule a few weeks later.

“As news organizations evaluate how to deal with the rise of AI products that threaten the industry, we remain committed to fighting for the compensation they deserve,” said Loevy + Loevy partner Matt Topic.  “Tech companies have made billions of dollars from products built on decades of hard work and investment by the news media, and the time has come for them to pay what they owe.”

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