Chat GPT Maker Open AI Signs Deal With Associated Press 

OpenAI and Associated Press collaborate, granting OpenAI access to AP's news archive, while AP gains from OpenAI's technological expertise.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but OpenAI will have access to AP news stories going back to 1985.

Companies like OpenAI rely on extensive written materials like books, news articles, and social media content to improve their language models such as ChatGPT.

AP launches program to aid local news organizations in adopting AI and introduces AI-driven image archive search feature.

The U.S. FTC initiates an investigation into OpenAI for potential violations of consumer protection laws, related to scraping public data and publishing false information through its chatbot.

Concerns have emerged over fair compensation for news organizations and creators whose work was utilized to train AI models.

Over 4,000 writers, including penned a letter to CEOs of OpenAI, Google, Microsoft, Meta, and other AI developers, criticizing exploitative practices in chatbot development that imitate their language, style, and ideas.