MSN publishes story on death of former NBA player that called him ‘useless’

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The Street

By Colin Salao A story published by MSN revealed the perils of relying on AI. MSN, which is the news aggregation site owned by Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Free Report, published an obituary for former NBA player Brandon Hunter, whose death was announced on Sept. 12. However, the story was syndicated by MSN via a Portuguese news site called “Race Track” was titled “Brandon Hunter useless at 42.” Related: Microsoft assumes legal liability as artists, authors battle AI encroachment The distasteful headline was met with criticism, with some online speculating that the article was likely AI-generated, e…

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