• Thomas Wheeler


June 24, 2024, Opinion: "The large language models that power generative AI tools were built using data scraped from countless websites, but they now seek to eliminate the need for users to go to those same sites. Already, a quarter of all web pages developed between 2013 and 2023 no longer exist, and traffic from search engines to the web is predicted to fall by 25% in the next two years. While some publishers are suing AI developers for using their data to train AI tools, many are entering into partnerships with companies like OpenAI, who promise monetary compensation and the promotion of the publisher’s websites within AI-generated content."