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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.
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.
The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) and the International Publishers Association (IPA) have expressed their concern about the imposition of an 18% tariff on books imported into Sri Lanka.

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