Getty and Shutterstock are the latest platforms to ban AI-generated images

Robot AI image created using Image Diffusion
"Robot holding a camera" - created using Stable Diffusion (Image credit: Beth Nicholls / Stable Diffusion)

It seems that AI-image generators are cropping up left, right and center all over the internet. Whether you believe that these tools are the future of image and art creation, or the downfall of the industry, major platforms are now putting their foot down and banning all forms of content that were created using AI tools.

Getty is the latest big name to explicitly ban AI-generated art and photography, in an effort to prevent any legal repercussions the company could face surrounding unclear copyright and unaddressed rights issues with AI.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.