🇬🇧

Major book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible over new speech-to-text feature

Credit: The Verge- Published on August 23, 2019
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge

Some of the world’s largest book publishers have jointly filed a lawsuit against Amazon-owned audiobook company Audible today over a new, controversial speech-to-text feature the literary industry claims is a violation of copyright law.

The lawsuit, filed in the Southern District...
Advertisement

Credit: Wochit Business
Published on August 26, 2019 -  00:32
Major Publishing Companies Sue Audible For New AI-Generated Captions
Seven big publishing companies filed a lawsuit against Audible saying they are breaking copyright laws. According to Gizmodo, the publishers argue their new AI-generated captions are the root of the problem. Audible advertises the new tool as a way for struggling readers to follow along with smaller chunks of text. Additionally, readers would be able to select words and bring up their definition. Publishers argue the company needs to secure appropriate permissions before captioning their audio.

You are here

Recent related videos from verified sources

Newly discovered electric eel species delivers most powerful shock 01:04
Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me - Published 1 week ago 


CATS Movie - Behind the Scenes 01:00
Credit: Teaser-Trailer.com - Published 2 weeks ago 


Counterfeit Book Caution 01:09
Credit: WCPO Cincinnati - Published 2 weeks ago 


Amazon Reportedly Kept a 'Burn Book' of All the Mean Things Politicians Said About it During the HQ2 Fight with New York City 01:03
Credit: Veuer - Published 3 weeks ago 


Samsung's Galaxy Note Unpacked 2019: The Highlights You Missed 02:30
Credit: The Street - Published on August 8, 2019 


ASMR | Bestselling romance author J.R. Ward reads from NEW book 01:27
Credit: Simon&Schuster - Published on August 7, 2019 


U.S.-China Trade Talks: Buy Financials, Not Tech, Strategist Says 05:25
Credit: The Street - Published on July 30, 2019 


We Played A Drinking Game About "SoHo Grifter" Anna Delvey 07:07
Credit: Simon&Schuster - Published on July 26, 2019 


Amazon Launches New Real Estate Feature 'TurnKey' 01:05
Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories - Published on July 25, 2019 


You might like