So GitHub copilot… correct me if I’m wrong here: it was trained on open source (including GPLed & AGPLed code?) by *spit* Elon Musk’s OpenAI and now it regurgitates said code and this doesn’t violate the GPL/AGPL because…?

@aral I argue that #Copilot doesn't violate #Copyleft licences for multiple reasons. Most importantly, #GitHub's terms of use most likely override the repos' chosen licences, allowing #Microsoft to use any code uploaded there. Also, Copilot's outputs are too small to be copyright-protectable.

Though, there are more reasons as well as other things to consider too:


@pixelcodeapps I argue Microsoft are cunts and can go fuck themselves.

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