NEW YORK (Hypebot) – According to a new survey, just 42% of Americans believe that songwriters and other creators should be compensated when AI uses their work.
While creators and rightsholders will consider 42% a depressingly low number, it’s also a stark reminder of how much consumer education needs to be done and how many regulations must be passed before AI can positively contribute to everything from music, art, and journalism to the global economy.
The Global Strategy Group conducted the surveyGlobal Strategy Group.
Read a pdf of the study via DMN here.
Bruce Houghton is the Founder and Editor of Hypebot, a Senior Advisor at Bandsintown, President of the Skyline Artists Agency, and a Berklee College Of Music professor.