Actors strike over ‘AI proposal’ on digital likeness ownership

  • Actors’ union, SAG-AFTRA, announces strike due to failed negotiations with Hollywood studios, focusing on a ‘AI proposal’.
  • The proposal allegedly allows studios to create and own digital replicas of actors’ likenesses for one day’s pay, potentially forever, without further consent or compensation.
  • The ongoing strike, in conjunction with the Writers Guild of America, marks a historical event not seen since the 1960s.
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