“. . . the move to insert code disallowing OpenAI from drawing on their large libraries of content to train its ever-learning ChatGPT bot reflects the degree to which news organizations are spooked by the company’s technology and are quietly working to address it.”

– Oliver Darcy

CNN reports how generative AI models hunting the Internet for new training data will be blocked from certain media companies. The move by news publishers, including CNN, is seen as a way to command attention from the AI companies and gain compensation for their proprietary news content.


Disney, The New York Times and CNN are among a dozen major media companies blocking access to ChatGPT as they wage a cold war on A.I. | CNN | August 28, 2023 | by Oliver Darcy