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Amazon Is Already Selling Tons of Books Written by AI


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Reading an e-book on a Kindle.

Amazon has yet to announce any policy changes for its Kindle Direct Publishing arm, saying it simply abides by intellectual property "and all other applicable laws."

Credit: TimesofIndia.com

In the year 2023, anybody can be an author — and you barely even have to lift a finger.

Books created using AI text generators are starting to flood Amazon, Reuters reports, the natural progression of a massive surge in interest in the technology.

According to the report, there were over 200 e-books in the e-retailer's Kindle store as of this month that listed "ChatGPT" as an author — some of which are being sold for as little as $1 — but the real number is likely much higher, since people can use AI without disclosing that fact. As such, getting an accurate estimate is essentially impossible right now, since apps that are designed to detect text generated by an AI are still playing catch up.

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