Artists Sue AI Art Generators for Copyright Infringement

Andersen et al v. Stability AI Ltd. et al, Case No. 3:23-cv-00201 in the United State District Court for the Northern District of CA, San Francisco Division, is a class action suit wherein several artists are suing AI art generators Stability AI, Midjourney and DeviantArt for using their work to train AI tools. The suit contends defendants downloaded billions of images from the internet without consent which were used to create AI styles of the artists. Purchasers of the technology can generate new works in the style of the named artist without compensation.