OpenAI Licenses Associates Press Content for Training

Publishers are increasingly unwilling to let everyone use their content for free.  While most recent discussion has been on payment for news links by Google and Meta, there’s also growing interest in ensuring that AI systems compensate owners whose content is used as training inputs.  OpenAI has gotten a bit ahead of the game in a deal with Associated Press, gaining a license to use its stories in return for undisclosed fees and technology access.