Incident 554: Google Results for Johannes Vermeer Featured AI Version of His Artwork as Top Result
Description: Google's search engine featured an AI-generated hyperrealistic version of the painting "Girl With a Pearl Earring" as the highlighted result when users search for its Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer.
For the second time in just one month, Google's search engine has allowed an AI-generated fake of a famous artist's work to rise to the top of its search results.
Earlier this May, we reported that when Google users searched for the iconic …
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