The European Union (EU) is proposing a new law to regulate artificial intelligence (AI). The Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA) aims to "strengthen Europe's position as a global hub of excellence in AI from the lab to the market, ensure that AI in Europe respects our values and rules, and harness the potential of AI for industrial use." The AIA could have a significant impact on the music industry.
In a move that will surely be met with joy by rappers everywhere, the US House of Representatives has passed the Restoring Artistic Protection Act (RAP Act). This landmark legislation will finally put an end to the ridiculous practice of using rap lyrics as evidence in criminal cases.
In an open letter addressed to EU policymakers, the German authors and performers emphasized the need for regulations that ensure AI is developed and used ethically, without infringing on the rights of creators.
Universal Music Group has declared war on AI-generated music that it believes has been created using commercial music without a license. The major label has sent emails to music streaming services, asking them to stop giving access to their music catalogue to developers who use it to train AI technology, according to the Financial Times.
So are you ready to indulge in an evening of predictability, cringe-worthy moments, and fashion faux pas? As usual, the Grammy Awards on Feb 4, 2024, might not be the most captivating event to grace your screen. Here are ten reasons why subjecting yourself to the telecast could be the least exciting thing you could do on that fateful evening.