Can a stability executive’s resignation over generative AI exploiting creators spell trouble for AI companies?

– Raises awareness about potential ethical issues in AI technology – Encourages a discussion regarding the treatment of creators in the AI industry – May lead to improved regulations and policies to protect creators’ rights
– Highlights the importance of considering the social implications of AI advancements

– Could create negative publicity for the AI company involved – May decrease public trust and confidence in AI technology
– Loss of an experienced executive could disrupt the company’s stability and progress
– Potential for legal implications if claims of exploiting creators are substantiated


Ed Newton-Rex, the head of audio at Stability AI, left the startup on Wednesday and delivered a scathing critique of his former employer.