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The estate had accused two podcast hosts of infringing on its copyrights by training an A.I. algorithm on five decades of Mr. Carlin’s work.

The estate of the comedian George Carlin reached a settlement on Monday with the makers of a podcast who had said they had used artificial intelligence to impersonate Mr. Carlin for a comedy special.

As part of the agreement, the two podcast creators, Will Sasso and Chad Kultgen, agreed to permanently remove the comedy special and to never repost it on any platform, according to Josh Schiller, a lawyer for Mr. Carlin’s estate. They also agreed not to use Mr. Carlin’s image, voice or likeness on any platform without approval from the estate, according to court records.

Mr. Schiller declined to elaborate on whether the settlement included monetary damages, saying that other parts of the settlement were confidential.

Mr. Carlin’s estate filed the suit in January, saying that Mr. Sasso

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