Incident 277: Voices Created Using Publicly Available App Stolen and Resold as NFT without Attribution

Description: An AI-synthetic audio sold as an NFT on Voiceverse’s platform was acknowledged by the company for having been created by, a free web app specializing in text-to-speech and AI-voice generation, and reused without proper attribution.


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Alleged: developed and deployed an AI system, which harmed and users.

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