Italy Bans ChatGPT Reasoning Privacy

By Aarti Dhapte, 02 May, 2023

The advanced chatbot ChatGPT has been blocked in Italy. According to the Italian data protection authority, the model had privacy concerns. US start-up OpenAI created it, and it is backed by Microsoft also.

Thus, the regulator also said it would ban and investigate OpenAI "immediately." As told by OpenAI, it was compiled with privacy laws. ChatGPT was launched in November 2022. Microsoft also added Bing to it in February 2023.

According to the reports, Microsoft will also embed a version of the technology in the office apps, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. It also says there are high risks of artificial intelligence (AI) risks, including spreading misinformation and bias along with a particular threat to jobs.

As per the Italian watchdog, it will dig in to block OpenAI’s chatbot, but it will also investigate whether it is compiled along with the General Data Protection Regulation. Also, GDPR suggests and governs how one can use, store, and process personal data. Watchdog also recently informed about the data breach involving payment information and user conversations.

According to the information by the Italian Data protection authority, OpenAI had twenty days to find out how to address the watchdog's concerns with a penalty of €20 million, which is $21.7 million or up to 4 percent of annual revenues.

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