Getty Images has forbidden the upload and sale of illustrations and / or photography that has been generated using AI image tools such as DALL•E, Midjourney (opens in new tab), Stable Diffusion, Jasper Art and Artbreeder-collages. Images that have been generated by AI software are currently being listed for sale online via global stock-stock sites such as Getty, iStock, Adobe Stock and iStock. PurplePort, Newgrounds and Shutterstock have also banned all AI-generated content that were created using AI tools. Google has developed its own Imagen AI software that is not yet accessible to the public due to safeguarding concerns. The popularity of tools like MidJourney (Discord-based) and the DALL*E Mini (now called Craiyon has soared over the last few months. . . .