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Legal question: If I took all the movies and interviews that an actor has done and trained a voice model, what would my rights be with that model?

It would seem logical an actor would own their own voice, but I don't think copyright works like that.

@ted
My guess is that it would fall under what is called Fair Use since it is transformative. I don't really know though, it may be a legal gray area.

@ted once you formulate new dialog, I'd think you have a derivative work, which should protect you.

However, some States are adopting deep fake laws that make this illegal.

@paperdigits I think those would only come into play if I made media that was reporting to be that person. If I just used it as a voice for my GPS would the Deep Fake laws apply?

@ted unclear to me... I think you should test it in court! ;P

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