April 1, 2023

GitHub Copilot suggests results contain protected code, dispute over legality of training data source renews

Tim Davis, a professor of computer science at Texas A&M University, tweeted that GitHub Copilot, under his setting of disabling public code, wrote a large block of his copyrighted code, using the process without attribution (Attribution ), and there is no LGPL authorization. He posted the code of himself and GitHub Copilot in sparse matrix transposition and sparse matrix addition, thinking that the two are almost identical. GitHub Copilot also has other sparse matrix codes, which are also similar to Tim Davis’s code. The code is highly similar.

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