Amidst the ongoing strike by actors and writers in Hollywood, concerns about the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the entertainment industry have taken center stage. While the strike encompasses a range of issues including pay and benefits, the threat posed by AI technology has raised alarm within the industry.
Actors have expressed fears about AI being used to replicate their likeness without their consent, while writers have pushed for limits on the use of AI to write or rewrite scripts. At a rally in Times Square hosted by SAG-AFTRA, actor Bryan Cranston directly addressed Disney CEO Bob Iger, stating, “We will not be having our jobs taken away and given to robots. We will not have you take away our right to work and earn a decent living. And, lastly and most importantly, we will not allow you to take away our dignity.” … link to full length article at fagenwasanni
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