March 31, 2023
from RT Website
OpenAI "ChatGPT" app
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data protection authority
has demanded that
the chatbot's creator OpenAI
take action or face hefty fines...
The decision came after a
data breach on March 20 that exposed users' conversations and
The watchdog also took
issue with the "lack of a legal basis" that would justify the
collection and mass storage of personal data intended to "train" the
algorithms that run the platform.
The watchdog is now demanding that OpenAI "communicate within 20 days the measures undertaken" to remedy this situation or face a fine of up to 4% of its annual worldwide turnover.
The decision to block the chatbot and temporarily limit the processing of Italian users' data via OpenAI has taken "immediate effect," the organization added.
The signatories claim that,
The group has strongly cautioned against allowing an,
The letter states that if
the AI developers can't govern themselves, governments must step in,
creating regulatory bodies capable of reigning in runaway systems,
funding safety research, and softening the economic blow when
super-intelligent systems start taking over human jobs.