AI-Created Comic Has Copyright Protection Revoked by US

The United States Copyright Office (USCO) reversed an earlier decision to grant a copyright to a comic book that was created using “A.I. art,” and announced that the copyright protection on the comic book will be revoked, stating that copyrighted works must be created by humans to gain official copyright protection.

In September, Kris Kashtanova announced that they had received a U.S. copyright on his comic book, Zarya of the Dawn, a comic book inspired by their late grandmother that she created with the text-to-image engine Midjourney. Kashtanova referred to herself as a “prompt engineer” and explained at the time that she went to get the copyright so that she could “make a case that we do own copyright when we make something using AI.”

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Source: AI-Created Comic Has Been Deemed Ineligible for Copyright Protection

I guess there is no big corporate interest in lobbying for AI created content – yet – and so the copyright masters have no idea what to do without their corporate cash carrying masters telling them what to do.

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