SAG-AFTRA Supports Scarlett Johansson Amid AI Voice Misuse Claim

SAG-AFTRA stands by Scarlett Johansson after her concerns over the use of her voice in OpenAI's GPT-4o system.

  • SAG-AFTRA stands by Scarlett Johansson after her concerns over the use of her voice in OpenAI’s GPT-4o system.
  • Johansson’s claim highlights broader issues of actor rights and consent in the age of advanced AI technology.
  • SAG-AFTRA advocates for clearer guidelines and protections for performers against unauthorized AI replication.

SAG-AFTRA has backed Scarlett Johansson amidst her concerns about OpenAI using her voice without consent. Johansson raised issues over the voice resemblance in OpenAI’s GPT-4o system, prompting a larger debate on actor rights and AI ethics.

The union, representing entertainment professionals globally, supports Johansson’s call for clarity and transparency in the use of actors’ voices. This incident underscores growing concerns in the industry regarding AI’s impact on artist rights and the need for clearer regulations.

Legal experts emphasize the uniqueness of voices and the potential legal implications of unauthorized AI replication. Scarlett Johansson’s case highlights the importance of protecting performers’ rights in the face of advancing AI technology. SAG-AFTRA continues to advocate for stronger protections and engagement with industry stakeholders to address these issues.