Elon Musk drops lawsuit against OpenAI and Sam Altman – E24

Elon Musk drops lawsuit against OpenAI and Sam Altman – E24

Tesla's CEO is withdrawing the lawsuit he filed in March, a day before a judge is set to consider whether the case should be dismissed

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Bloomberg And CNBC Among the media outlets reported Tuesday evening was that Elon Musk had withdrawn his lawsuit against OpenAI and the company's CEO, Sam Altman.

A California judge is scheduled to consider on Wednesday whether the lawsuit should be dismissed. Altman and another OpenAI founder, Greg Brockman, asked for it.

OpenAI is primarily known for being behind the chatbot ChatGPT, which launched on the eve of 2022. Since then, the AI ​​wave has swept the world. OpenAI works closely with Microsoft.

Elon Musk, the head of Tesla and X, one of the richest people in the world, filed the lawsuit in March.

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Among other things, he accused OpenAI of jeopardizing the company's original mission by prioritizing profit, rather than creating artificial intelligence for the benefit of humanity. Musk also accused the company of being largely controlled by Microsoft. OpenAI works closely with Microsoft.

Musk co-founded OpenAI in 2015. He then left the company in 2018, citing a potential conflict of interest with his job at Tesla.

Musk has criticized OpenAI and ChatGPT on several occasions since their launch. Among other things, he called for a halt to development, called ChatGPT too politically correct, and warned that AI may become too powerful for humans to control.

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On Monday, the Tesla CEO threatened to ban Apple devices from his companies if Apple integrates OpenAI at the operating system level. The move came after Apple launched a collaboration with OpenAI.

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