Lovo, an AI company based in Berkeley, California, is being sued by voice actors Paul Skye Lehrman and Linnea Sage. They accuse the company of cloning their voices without permission to use them for commercial purposes. According to the lawsuit, Lehrman and Sage accepted contracts through the Fiverr platform to provide voice samples for academic research and internal radio testing, respectively. However, they later discovered their voices in YouTube videos and podcasts without having been hired to do so. The plaintiffs are seeking damages in excess of five million dollars and an injunction prohibiting Lovo from further using their voices.

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