UK to amend copyright law to enable data mining

Following this consultation, the UK government intends to amend copyright law to make it easier to analyse material for the purposes of machine learning, research and innovation. This will promote the use of AI technology, and wider “data mining” techniques, for the public good. he Government intends that anyone with lawful access to material protected by copyright should be able to carry out this analysis without further permission from the copyright owner.

Source: Artificial Intelligence and IP: copyright and patents

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