Could a court really order the destruction of ChatGPT? The New York Times thinks so, and it may be right

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license Old media, meet new. Idrees Abbas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images João Marinotti, Indiana University On Dec. 27, 2023, The New York Times filed a lawsuit against OpenAI alleging that the company committed willful copyright infringement through its generative --->> read more -->>

Church for Atheists

I have commented many times that atheists need to develop social platforms (not the web type), social groups, that provide a common space for atheists to come together and share. Every organized religion has some form of Sunday school to indoctrinate children. Parents and other adults enjoy the opportunities for --->> read more -->>

Anonymity revisited – AI

In my June 15, 2020 post, “End Anonymity” I wrote: “Anonymity is a plague in our lives, public and private. The web is filled with anonymous material authored by anonymous creators. Facebook is filled with millions of anonymous fake people who are really, it frequently turns out,  paid actors for --->> read more -->>

Whose Opinion (Advice) Is This?

(originally posted 1.1.2002) The Problem At a time when we are quite aware of the need for and value of transparency in the reporting of the activities of corporations (thanks most recently to the Enron affair), we could quite usefully extend this transparency metaphor to other parts of day-to-day life. --->> read more -->>