• Italy's data-protection authority blocks advanced chatbot ChatGPT, citing privacy concerns.
  • OpenAI, backed by Microsoft, faces investigation for compliance with General Data Protection Regulation.

Key terms:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A regulation that governs how personal data can be used, processed, and stored.
  • Data breach: An incident where unauthorized individuals gain access to sensitive information, including user conversations and payment details.
  • BEUC: A consumer advocacy group that has called for investigations into ChatGPT and similar chatbots.
  • AI Act: A proposed legislation on artificial intelligence that is currently being developed by the European Union.


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