Generative AI is here to stay. So rather than fighting it with pseudo-legal arguments, the stock photo industry should embrace itvia Thoughts of a Bohemian: http://blog.melchersystem.com/generative-ai-do-or-die/
Understandably, new powerful technologies like generative AI triggers anxiety. But the conversation needs to evolve and move on from the fear of what it might potentially do if left unrestrained: From cataclysmic copyright infringement to the complete substitution of our reality, it is bringing a tsunami of society devastating changes. And if our elected political representatives do not protect us with the combined forces of ethics and legislation, the world, as we know it, will soon cease to exist. Or so they say.