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IPA's Copyright Committee has endorsed a position on generative AI & copyright, which had been developed in the context of the IPA's Copyright Policy Working Group. The position reaffirms that the existing legal framework is clear. Collecting, handling, storing, and copying works of authorship to train AI models implicates the exclusive rights of authors, which cannot be ignored. Generative AI companies must license works that they do not own -and seek to use for their gain,- in the manner directed by the rightsholder.
Today, the major representatives of authors and publishers around the world, IAF, IFRRO, IPA and STM, are asking members of the National Assembly in South Africa not to adopt the Copyright Amendment Bill during the vote scheduled to take place on 29 February, 2024.
The Geneva-based International Publishers Association (IPA) today launches its call for nominations for the 2024 IPA Prix Voltaire for exemplary courage in upholding the Freedom to Publish and enabling others to exercise their freedom of expression.

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