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AUTHORS’, PERFORMERS’ AND OTHER CREATIVE WORKERS’ ORGANISATIONS JOINT STATEMENT ON GENERATIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE EU AI ACT

EWC’s Ten Principles to regulate Generative AI

For an innovation and creator friendly AI Act

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13 Organisations signing on AI Act

AUTHORS’, PERFORMERS’ AND OTHER CREATIVE WORKERS’ ORGANISATIONS JOINT STATEMENT ON GENERATIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE EU AI ACT

The undersigned organisations represent the collective voice of hundreds of thousands of writers, performers, composers, songwriters, screen directors, screenwriters, visual artists, journalists, translators and other creative workers whose human artistry…

EWC’s Ten Principles to regulate Generative AI

EWC Handout: ten tasks and future scenarios to be addressed by political decisionmakers and stakeholders to regulate generative AI. The European Writers’ Council (EWC) is the world’s largest representation of…
13 Organisations signing on AI Act

For an innovation and creator friendly AI Act

Europe’s creative community urges EU policymakers to put transparency back at the heart of the EU AI Act. As the AI Act is entering into the final round of negotiations,…

CATASTROPHES, SUBMERGIBLES AND LIES ABOUT AI

By Dr Miguel Ángel Serrano, President of EWC and Human writer. @Gustavo Queipo de Llano The author reflects on some developments in the career of Sam Altman, CEO, former CEO…

Thoughts on merchandising protected authors’ works

Régis Ecosse is a french filmmaker The development of smart programs (the so-called “artificial intelligence”), whether generative or not, applied to the cultural world, originates massively from the United States.…

WIPO SCCR 44: EWC Statement on a WIPO Info Session on generative AI

As the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held the 44th session of its Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) in November 2023 EWC’s Secretary General Nicole Pfister Fetz…

Al Act: Letter of concern on the stopped negotiations on 10th November

Al Act Proposal Trilogue: Letter of concern on the stopped negotiations over Foundation Models It was with great dismay that we learned of the termination of the negotiations during the…

A DYSTOPIAN DREAM ON IA

On the occasion of the international conference Challenges of European Book and Reading Policy, organised by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and  the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the…

EIBF, FEP, EWC – Common Statement: For the sake of the book chain and democracy

On the occasion of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the biggest book fair in the world, the European Writers’ Council (EWC), the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) and the European and…

THE CLAW IN THE GLASS BOX: CHILDREN, ART AND AI

By Oisín McGann, Irish writer and graphic artist.                     You are an artist suffering from a strange kind of amnesia. You…

The success of Generative AI in the book sector is based on theft

Generative, analytical and assistive informatics, sub-areas of so-called artificial “intelligence”, threatens numerous jobs and fields of labour in the book sector and will replace some professions by machines in the…
13 Organisations signing on AI Act

AI Act: 13 International and European Authors’ and Performers’ federations call for a human centric approach to generative AI

The EWC, together with 12 European and International authors’, performers’ and other creative workers’ organisations, urgently call for a human centric approach to generative AI, built upon informed consent, transparency,…