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According to the Washington Post, George Carlin’s estate is suing the creators of an online comedy special that claimed to imitate the late comedian’s voice and sense of humor using artificial intelligence.


  1. What was the name of the special?
  2. What are the legal issues and/or law violations?
  3. The lawsuit is one of a growing number of legal battles against AI companies. What are some of the others?


Chery, S. (2024) George Carlin’s estate sues over AI comedy special. The Washington Post, January 26 (Retrievable online at