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In a significant development in the field of artificial intelligence, Meta AI has officially released Llama 2, its highly anticipated next-generation large language model. The release date for Llama 2 is July 18, 2023. Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (for users in the EEA or Switzerland) and Meta Platforms, Inc. (for users outside of the EEA or Switzerland) jointly launched the innovative language model.
Llama 2 DETAILS
Llama 2 is a foundational large language model, consisting of machine-learning model code, trained model weights, inference-enabling code, training-enabling code, fine-tuning enabling code, and other crucial elements. The model aims to revolutionize the natural language processing capabilities and enable users to create and develop advanced applications in various domains.
As part of the release, Meta AI has granted users a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable, and royalty-free limited license under Meta’s intellectual property and other rights owned by Meta embodied in the Llama Materials. This license allows users to use, reproduce, distribute, copy, create derivative works of, and make modifications to the Llama Materials.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
To ensure responsible usage of Llama 2, Meta AI has introduced an Acceptable Use Policy, which strictly prohibits users from engaging in illegal or harmful activities, distributing malicious code, promoting violence, or infringing on the rights of others. Users must adhere to this policy to maintain access to the language model.
For users whose products or services, along with their affiliates, cater to over 700 million monthly active users in the preceding calendar month, they must request a separate license from Meta AI. The decision to grant such licenses will be at Meta’s sole discretion, and until authorized, the users are not allowed to exercise any rights under the License Agreement.
INDEMNIFICATION AND TERMINATION
Meta AI has made it clear that it will terminate the Agreement if any user is found to be in breach of its terms and conditions. Users are required to comply with applicable laws and regulations and must not infringe on any third-party rights using the Llama Materials. If any litigation or proceedings are initiated against Meta AI, alleging intellectual property infringement by the Llama Materials, the licenses granted to the user will be terminated.
With the release of Llama 2, Meta AI has taken a giant stride in the AI landscape. Developers and researchers across the globe now have access to an advanced language model that promises to facilitate breakthroughs in natural language processing. However, users must remain vigilant in adhering to Meta AI’s Acceptable Use Policy and other terms outlined in the License Agreement to ensure responsible and ethical use of Llama 2.
For more information about Llama 2 and the License Agreement, interested users can visit the official Meta AI website at ai.meta.com/resources/models-and-libraries/llama-downloads/.
This has been a breaking news report on the launch of Llama 2, the latest language model developed by Meta AI. As the world embraces the potential of artificial intelligence, it is crucial for developers and users to exercise prudence and responsibility while utilizing these advanced technologies. Stay tuned for more updates on AI advancements and their impact on our society.