Elon Musk sues Sam Altman and OpenAI

Elon Musk sues Sam Altman and OpenAI

Updated 4th Mar '24

Elon Musk Files Lawsuit Against OpenAI and Sam Altman


According to multiple sources, including Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg, Elon Musk has filed a lawsuit against Sam Altman and OpenAI. Musk alleges that OpenAI and its CEO, Sam Altman, have abandoned the organization's original mission of developing artificial general intelligence (AGI) for the benefit of humanity and instead focused on commercializing AI research for profit.

Musk's Claims

Musk's lawsuit claims that OpenAI violated its contractual obligations and breached the founding mission of the organization. He is seeking to prevent OpenAI from making profits from technologies developed under its nonprofit status and to ensure that the organization remains true to its original purpose.

Details of Lawsuit

The specific details of the lawsuit have not been disclosed, but Musk's legal action reflects his concerns about the direction OpenAI has taken and his desire to hold the organization accountable for its actions.

For further reading, you can refer to the following sources:

  1. Reuters: Elon Musk sues OpenAI for abandoning original mission for profit
  2. The Wall Street Journal: Elon Musk Sues OpenAI, Sam Altman, Saying They Abandoned Original Mission
  3. Bloomberg: Elon Musk Sues OpenAI, Sam Altman for Breaching Firm's Founding Mission
  4. TechCrunch: Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman over 'betrayal' of nonprofit mission

Please note that the information provided is based on the available sources and may be subject to change or further updates.