Japan warns ChatGBT developer against collecting user data without permission

Japan’s privacy watchdog said on Friday that it had warned the company ” Open AISupported by Microsoft, the developer of the tool gpt chat» From collecting sensitive data without users’ permission.

The Personal Information Protection Committee said in a statement that it may take a number of actions if it has further concerns about the company’s data collection.

The world is currently preoccupied with the possibility of establishing regulations and laws that must control the use of Generative artificial intelligenceat a time when Japan has prepared to keep pace with some of the recent technological trends, including advances in artificial intelligence and robotics to maintain productivity as its population declines.

According to analytics firm LikeWeb, Japan is the third largest source of traffic to the OpenAI website.

The CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman, met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida last April with the aim of expanding in Japan, before the G7 leaders’ summit, which witnessed a discussion about approving Law to control artificial intelligence.

For its part, the European Union is working on what could be the first set of rules governing artificial intelligence.

2023-06-02 08:20:37

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