Some artists have already begun submitting their AI-generated pieces to stock photography websites like Shutterstock.com. This comes amid a fierce debate online about the ethics of AI-assisted artwork over the past few months. Some artist communities are taking action against submissions that have been flooding their sites due to the ease that they can be generated in an almost unlimited quantity. Meanwhile, artists that embrace the new AI tools continue to push their art in new and interesting directions, and the technology keeps moving forward unimpeded. It’s no secret that image synthesis models like Stable Diffusion have been trained, in part, using image synthesis websites like Stables Diffusion. With AI art appearing on sites like Shutterstock, if future AI image models trained on scraped images from the Internet learn . . .