• Italy's data protection authorities have banned and launched an investigation into ChatGPT, citing privacy concerns.
  • OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, is accused of not having a proper legal basis for collecting personal information and failing to check user ages.

Key terms:

  • Italy's data protection authorities: The agency responsible for overseeing privacy and data protection issues in Italy
  • Legal basis: The justification for processing personal information under data protection laws
  • Age verification: The process of confirming a user's age to ensure compliance with age restrictions or requirements
  • European consumer organization BEUC: A consumer advocacy group that called for an investigation into ChatGPT and similar chatbots in the EU


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