Family Of Michael Schumacher Planning Legal Action Over Fake AI ‘Interview’

  • The family of Michael Schumacher is reportedly planning to take legal action against German publication Die Aktuelle, after it published an AI-generated ‘interview’ with the seven-time World Champion.
  • The magazine had claimed it had gained a “first interview” with Schumacher in its edition published on 15th April, with the Formula 1 legend having not been seen in public since a skiing accident in 2013 and his family having been completely protective over his privacy ever since.
  • But in revealing that it was a piece based on questions and answers given to an AI chatbot, with what Die Aktuelle said were ‘deceptively real’ answers, the publication has since come in for heavy levels of criticism, and a report from ESPN claims a spokesperson for Schumacher’s family has said they are now set to take legal action against the magazine as a result.
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