Japanese media raise AI copyright concerns, call for measures


An association run by Japanese mass media on Wednesday warned against recent developments in artificial intelligence, noting that it may lead to the unauthorized use of copyrighted work and hinder news organizations from producing quality content.

The Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association in a written opinion piece called on the government to implement legal measures to counteract the potential negative effects of AI, and said “the public’s right to know may be hampered” if the quality of news content falls.

Media organizations hold copyrights and other legal rights to its articles,...

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