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Stability AI Shocker: VP Resigns in Protest - AI Roundup Ep. 45

In this episode of AI Roundup, we delve into the striking resignation of Ed Newton-Rex, former Vice President of Audio at Stability AI. Discover why he took a stand against the company’s use of copyrighted material in AI training, highlighting the ongoing ethical debates in AI development. We explore the implications of his decision for the industry, the challenges of balancing innovation with ethics, and the future of creative rights in the age of AI.

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