The New York Times vs. OpenAI

The New York Times vs. OpenAI

Updated 28th Dec '23

The New York Times Files Lawsuit Against OpenAI and Microsoft for Copyright Infringement

The New York Times has recently filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft, accusing them of copyright infringement. The lawsuit claims that OpenAI and Microsoft used millions of articles from The New York Times without permission to train their chatbot models. The lawsuit seeks damages and the destruction of any chatbot models and training data that use The New York Times' copyrighted material.

Growing Concerns about Copyrighted Material in AI Development

This lawsuit highlights the growing concern about the use of copyrighted material in the development of artificial intelligence technologies. It raises important questions about the legal boundaries and ethical considerations surrounding the use of news content for training AI models.


  1. The New York Times: The Times Sues OpenAI and Microsoft Over A.I. Use of Copyrighted Work
  2. Reuters: NY Times sues OpenAI, Microsoft for infringing copyrighted works
  3. AP News: The New York Times sues OpenAI and Microsoft for using its stories to train chatbots