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    MUSIC COMPANIES FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST AI STARTUP FOR COPYING ARTISTS' STYLES

    Matt Case - June 25th, 2024 - 7:23am PDT 

    Music labels file lawsuit against AI startup for infringing on artists' styles

    Several of the world's leading record companies, including Sony, Universal, and Warner Records, have filed a lawsuit against prominent AI music generation firms, alleging copyright infringement. The labels claim that their recordings were used without permission to train AI systems like Udio and Suno, constituting what they describe as outright theft.

    According to the lawsuit, the AI companies are accused of using the labels' most popular tracks to train algorithms capable of creating similar music, effectively threatening to replace human artists with synthetic, AI-generated music. The record labels argue that this not only undermines the work of real musicians but also illegally capitalizes on the creativity and investment of the music industry. The case highlights a growing concern about the implications of AI technology in the arts and its potential impact on copyright laws.

    https://time.com/6991466/record-labels-sue-ai-music-generator-startups/