OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, has officially returned to Italy after complying with data protection authority requests ahead of the April 30, 2023 deadline.
The revival follows Garante’s decision to temporarily block access to its popular AI chatbot service in Italy on March 31, 2023. This is out of concern that the practice violates local data protection laws.
Generative AI systems such as ChatGPT and Google Bard rely primarily on the vast amount of information freely available on the Internet and the data users provide in the course of their interactions.
OpenAI is New FAQsays it will filter and remove information such as hate speech, adult content, sites that primarily aggregate personal information, and spam.
It also does not “actively seek out personal information to train a model,” instead of “creating profiles about people, contacting them, promoting them, selling them something, or sharing the information itself.” to sell.”
Nonetheless, the company acknowledges that ChatGPT responses may contain personal information about public officials and other individuals who are fully accessible on the public Internet.
European users wishing to object to such processing of their personal information should: online formand further exercise the right to rectify, restrict, delete or transfer personal information contained in training datasets.
Galante Related announcementOpenAI also said it has agreed to include an option to verify the age of users and confirm they are over 18 years old before accessing ChatGPT.
OpenAI is further expected to implement a more robust age verification system for screening minors from accessing its services, and Watchdog is part of a task force set by European Data Protection. , said it will continue its “fact-finding activities regarding OpenAI.” board (EDPB).
This move also follows that of OpenAI. prologue A new privacy setting that allows users to turn off chat history and an export option to access the types of information saved by ChatGPT.