Technology Record - Issue 30: Autumn 2023

18 MARKETWATCH Microsoft is helping to drive the responsible use of artificial intelligence technology via its Copilot Copyright Commitment and partnerships with leading AI companies. In September 2023, Microsoft revealed its Copilot Copyright Commitment, which sets out how it will defend commercial customers who are sued for copyright infringement after using Microsoft Copilot to generate content. “This new commitment extends our existing intellectual property indemnity support to commercial Copilot services and builds on our previous AI customer commitments,” said Microsoft’s Brad Smith, vice chair and president, and Hossein Nowbar, corporate vice president and chief legal officer, in a blog post titled ‘Microsoft announces new Copilot Copyright Commitment for customers’. Customers who use Microsoft Copilot will be protected from copyright infringement and is developing best practice models via its partnership with the Biden-Harris Administration in the USA and the Frontier Model Forum Microsoft advocates for the ethical and responsible use of AI Photo: Microsoft