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The February report begins with the debates around intellectual property ownership in the age of Artificial Intelligence (AI), focusing on the lawsuit of Getty Images against Stability AI, the company behind Stable Diffusion, the popular AI art tool. The report also highlights the concerns expressed by US officials and tech companies toward the pending Canadian broadcasting legislation and its compatibility with provisions included in the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). The report emphasizes as well the struggle for subscribers and geographical expansion involving South-Korea-based digital comics companies or video streamers such as Netflix and Viaplay. Then, the report turns to new partnerships and business plans of transnational streaming services, focusing on Apple Music, Amazon Music, Netflix, Disney+, and TikTok.

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    Transnational debates over the treatment and value of digital cultural content

    Global watch
    3 March 2023
    Veille internationale