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Scarlett Johansson accuses OpenAI of creating ChatGPT voice that sounds ‘eerily similar’ to hers

Scarlett Johansson on Monday accused OpenAI of creating a voice for the ChatGPT system that sounded "eerily similar" to the actress after she declined to voice the chatbot herself....

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