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ELon Musk has dropped a lawsuit accusing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman of violating a founding promise last year by putting profits ahead of humanity.

The billionaire withdrew his lawsuit one day before a California judge was due to hear OpenAI’s motion to dismiss. Musk had accused the company of becoming a “de facto subsidiary” of Microsoft Corp., violating a founding agreement that it was a nonprofit organization developing artificial intelligence “for the benefit of humanity.”

OpenAI and Musk have been involved in a high-profile dispute since long before the trial. Musk was one of the startup’s early backers and part of the founding team before falling out with the company.

Musk is currently raising money for his own AI company, which he has positioned as an alternative to OpenAI. OpenAI had argued that in the San Francisco case, Musk would use pretrial fact-finding and information-sharing, known as discovery, to gain access to its “protected records and technologies.”

OpenAI also claimed that in 2017, Musk supported the company’s plans to become a for-profit company and insisted that it raise “billions.” OpenAI denied that it ever had a founding agreement it could have broken or that it promised to make its technology open source, as Musk has claimed.

On Monday, Musk said he would ban Apple Inc. devices from his companies if OpenAI’s artificial intelligence software was integrated at the operating system level, calling the merger a security risk.

Representatives for Musk and OpenAI did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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