Medium’s New Tragic AI Policy

Navigating the Robo-Rumble

Esther Jordan
3 min readApr 15, 2024

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Alright, folks, let’s talk about Medium’s latest bombshell: they’re cracking down on anything that smells like AI. Yup, if your piece looks a bit too robot-y, they’re yanking the monetization. But here’s the kicker — most AI detectors are just catching predictive text, not actual AI.

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Esther Jordan

Quantumplation. Legal writer. SEO marketer, copy writer & editor of 15 years. High fashion model. Former children and adult special-needs counselor. Risk taker.