In Japan, AI Can Learn From Any Data Source, Even Illegal Ones

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AI is nothing but an empty pillow case without the data it uses for “learning”. Does anyone ask where all this data comes from? Or question if it is ethical or legal to do so? Were it not for the massive streams of data from the Internet, there would be no AI. Once this data is “stolen” for learning, it cannot be unlearned.‚ĀÉ TN Editor

While other countries are mulling where to put the brakes on AI development, Japan is going full steam ahead, with the government recently announcing that no data will be off-limits for AI.

In a recent meeting, Keiko Nagaoka, Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, confirmed that no law, including copyright law, will prevent AIs from accessing data in the country.

AIs will be allowed to use data for training, ‚Äúregardless of whether it is for non-profit or commercial purposes, whether it is an act other than reproduction, or whether it is content obtained from illegal sites or otherwise,‚ÄĚ said Nagaoka.

The decision is a blow to copyright holders who argue that AI using their intellectual property to produce new content undermines the very concept of copyright. The issue has already emerged in the west¬†‚ÄĒ an AI-generated song using the voice of Drake and The Weeknd went¬†viral on streaming services in April, before being swiftly removed.

In the west, much of the discourse around AI is focused on potential harms. AI leaders recently warning governments that development of the technology carries with it a ‚Äúrisk of extinction,‚ÄĚ while news companies¬†worry about deepfakes¬†and ‚Äúmisinformation.‚ÄĚ

The Biden Administration‚Äôs leftist regulators at the FTC, meanwhile, worry that ‚Äúhistorically biased‚ÄĚ data (such as crime data with racial imbalances) will¬†lead to outcomes that conflict with ‚Äúcivil rights.‚Ä̬†Many¬†leftist agitators in the west¬†want to cut off AIs from such data.

There will be no such restrictions in Japan, if the government sticks to the policy laid out by Nagaoka.

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Patrick Wood
Patrick Wood is a leading and critical expert on Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Agenda 21, 2030 Agenda and historic Technocracy. He is the author of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation (2015) and co-author of Trilaterals Over Washington, Volumes I and II (1978-1980) with the late Antony C. Sutton.
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DawnieR

A MACHINE (computer) CANNOT ‘LEARN’!!!! PERIOD!
A MACHINE is PROGRAMMED, and DOES wtf it IS PROGRAMMED TO DO! NOTHING MORE……NOTHING LESS! THE END!