How is the law keeping up with digital art?


The world of digital art is becoming complex as AI systems gain popularity. They are also testing the limits of laws and ethics

Last month, a group of visual artists sued Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Stability AI, Midjourney and DeviantArt for alleged copyright infringement.

This class-action lawsuit, filed by artists Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan and Karla Ortiz, is questioning the platforms’ use of Stable Diffusion, the AI image-generation system created by Stability AI, labelling it a “21st-century collage tool” that remixes the copyrighted work of millions of artists whose work was used as training data. According to a blog…

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