AI is all the rage. Just check on the latest and most popular on Product Hunt, and it’s all Artificial Intelligence. Whether that is good or bad, you be the judge. Regardless, the legal ramifications of AI-generated content is still up in the air.
That being said, it’s vitally important to be extremely cautious using content and imagery created by AI platforms for your commercial needs. Personal use is fairly safe. However, when you start using content and imagery for your business, that opens an entirely new basket of worms – and some of those worms can come back to bite you legally.
I went to Bard and asked it if I can use its images. Here was Bard’s reply:
So, no go on using their images for any commercial projects for your business. Personal use is fine.
It will be interesting to see where AI takes us. Let’s just be careful that it doesn’t take us down legal roads that will cause headaches and financial pain.