The family of Formula One great Michael Schumacher plans to take legal action after a German magazine published what it claimed was an artificial intelligence-generated interview with Schumacher.
Sabine Kehm, a spokesperson for the family, said: Associated Press “Legal action is planned against fake artificial intelligence interviews by German outlet,” emailed Thursday. Die Actuel.”
The magazine ran a photo of the 54-year-old Schumacher on its front page last weekend with the words “Michael Schumacher, first interview!”
The magazine also wrote that it “sounds deceptively authentic”, with quotes attributed to Schumacher generated by AI. Die Actuel It is one of Germany’s many tabloid celebrity magazines.
Schumacher was skiing in Meribel in the French Alps when he fell in December 2013 and suffered a fatal brain injury. His head hit a rock and his helmet ripped off. Doctors removed blood clots, but others remained untouched because they were embedded deep in his brain.
Since being transferred from hospital in September 2014, the seven-time F1 champion has personally cared for At the family home in Switzerland.
Schumacher shares the record for most F1 titles with British driver Lewis Hamilton, who drives for Mercedes. Schumacher retired from F1 in 2012 after three seasons at Mercedes, and Hamilton joined the team.