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ChatGPT: the latest version would use Scarlett Johansson's voice without her consent

Actress Scarlett Johansson accuses OpenAi of using her voice against her will. The firm explains having hiredé a procedure to withdraw part of these voice services.

This isn't the first time OpenAi has had issues regarding consent and rights copyright. Currently, she is the subject of a lawsuit from the New York Times magazine which accuses her of having used their data illegally. But this morning, it's another case that shakes the firm and it concerns the famous American actress Scarlett Johansson.

In fact, Scarlett Johansson explains that she é contacted in September 2023, with a view to the presentation of the new voice assistant which was held on May 13. More precisely, it was Sam Altman who proposed to him; to embody the voice of the voice assistant named "Vox", praising the talents of the actress'when she played an AI in the film Her. Ce à which the actress claimed to have declined the proposal for personal reasons. The general manager did not stop by. since two days before the presentation of the new version of ChatGPT, he had contacted the actress's team to put pressure on her and ask her to reconsider her decision.

And it's in a press release' sent last night on NPR (National Public Radio) that Scarlett Johansson noted the actions of the firm. She notes that she noticed with those around her great similarities between the voice of the AI ​​that she plays in the film Her and that of the voice assistant. ;: "When I heard the demo released, I was amazed. shocked, angry and in disbelief that Mr. Altman had developed a voice that sounded so eerily like mine that my closest friends and the media couldn't tell the difference. The actress, however, refused to do so. all copies and since last night she has been accusing the company of using her voice against her free will.

The response to the OpenAi CEO's accusations was not long in coming and the latter denied the accusations. any existence of a link between the actress and the voice assistant: "Sky’s voice is not that of Scarlett Johansson and has never been été designed to look like it. We have recruited Sky's voice before making contact with Ms. Johansson. Continued à This, Sam Altam claims to be in the process of making changes to the game. his voice assistant. For her part, the actress asks for answers and details on the process that took place. led à set up this voice assistant.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116