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OpenAI Under Fire for Allegedly Scraping Personal Data
Catherine Thorbecke reports the following for CNN:
OpenAI, the company behind the viral ChatGPT tool, has been hit with a lawsuit alleging the company stole and misappropriated vast swaths of peoples’ data from the internet to train its AI tools.
The proposed class action lawsuit, filed … in a California federal court, claims that OpenAI secretly scraped ‘massive amounts of personal data from the internet,’ according to the complaint. The nearly 160-page complaint alleges that this personal data, including ‘essentially every piece of data exchanged on the internet it could take,’ was also seized by the company without notice, consent or ‘just compensation.’
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