Artists angry after discovering artworks used to train AI image generators without their consent

Artists are beginning to use online tools to check if their work is being used to train AI image generators.

Leutwyler used a site called to find out if their work had been included in something called LAION-5B — a dataset of 5.85 billion images and their text captions taken from the internet (including some copyrighted artworks), which have been used to train various AI systems.