Australian Society of Authors statement on Australian books used to train AI
September 28, 2023
On 28 September, the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) issued a statement expressing the ASA’s deep concern, on behalf of its members, about the use of Australian books to train AI.
You can view the statement here.
You can view the article in the Atlantic about the Books3 dataset of nearly 200,000 pirated books, referred to in the ASA’s statement, here.
- ‘Biggest act of copyright theft in history’: thousands of Australian books allegedly used to train AI model: The Guardian
- Australian authors’ works feature in Books3 dataset of pirated ebooks used to train generative AI: ABC News