A trained new model called ChatGPT which interacts in a conversational way. The conversation format makes it possible for ChatGPT to answer followup questions, admit its mistakes, challenge incorrect premises, and reject inappropriate requests.
Italy has become the 1st Western country to block AI ChatGPT. According to Italian data protection authority there were privacy concerns relating to the model. It was created by US start-up OpenAI and is backed by Microsoft.
Millions have used ChatGPT, which can answer questions using natural language and mimic writing styles. Microsoft has invested billions and plans to embed the technology in its Office apps. Concerns exist over AI’s risks, including job threats, spreading of misinformation and bias. Italian watchdog to investigate whether OpenAI complies with GDPR after data breach involving user conversations and payment info. OpenAI has 20 days to address the watchdog’s concerns or face a fine of €20 million or up to 4% of annual revenues. Irish data protection commission to coordinate with EU data protection authorities. UK regulator ready to challenge non-compliance with data protection laws.
AI system that can answer questions and mimic writing styles using 2021 internet as its database. Recently added to Bing and will be embedded in Microsoft Office apps.Concerns over AI’s potential risks including job loss, misinformation, and bias. Elon Musk and others called for suspension of development . Italian watchdog blocks OpenAI’s chatbot and investigates GDPR compliance due to data breach involving user conversations and payment information. The app collected personal data for algorithm training without legal basis and exposed minors to unsuitable content. Google’s rival AI chatbot, Bard, is available only to users over 18 due to similar concerns.
After Italy, Germany might also ban ChatGPT. OpenAI said it looked forward to making ChatGPT available in Italy again “soon”.