Ream data for training LLMs

Hello,

This is a question I’ve been meaning to ask given the latest tech developments. Will Ream enable/permit data scraping and mining by large language models for their training?

Asking because of this article by Washington Post regarding Patreon. I would very much like to know where and how the book content I post will be used and by whom, in advance. Thanks very much indeed.

WP Article:

PS/ Great conference this weekend!

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Hello Tikiri! Scraping is strictly prohibited in our TOS and thus we do not permit scraping on Ream for any purpose. In order to scrape paid books on Ream, a bad actor would need to pay for a membership to that author. Although piracy can happen in isolated circumstances and we are committed to preventing that as much as possible, having widespread scraping taking place on the platform is very, very difficult and something we’d take immediate action against if someone circumvented our systems.

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Thanks so much for clarifying. Great to know. Ream rocks!

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Aww, thank you, Tikiri! We are so grateful to have you here with us!

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Thank you for this! I now feel safer using Ream than Patreon.

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