RIAA Flags ‘Artificial Intelligence’ Music Mixer as Emerging Copyright Threat
The RIAA has submitted its most recent overview of notorious markets to the U.S. Trade Representative. As usual, the music industry group lists various torrent sites, cyberlockers and stream-ripping services as familiar suspects. In addition, several ‘AI-based’ music mixers and extractors are added as an emerging threat.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a buzzword that’s frequently used by startups and established businesses in the tech industry.
In some cases, it refers to little more than advanced algorithms, but complex self-learning computer systems with human-like traits are actively being developed as well.
From a copyright perspective, AI can bring up some interesting questions. For example, can content created by an AI be copyrighted like any other work? Or perhaps AI can infringe copyrights held by others?
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