back to article Canada sticks a privacy probe into OpenAI's ChatGPT

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is investigating OpenAI's generative language app ChatGPT after the watchdog received a complaint claiming the software was collecting, using, and disclosing personal information without consent. "AI technology and its effects on privacy is a priority for my Office," the country …

  1. Grunchy Silver badge

    So, roll your own

    Gizmag has Stanford’s “how-to” roll your own Alpaca equivalent. That’s what I’m gonna do. Who needs chat gpt anymore? Nobuddy that’s who.

  2. MachDiamond Silver badge

    A Logic Named Joe

    A short story by Murray Leinster from 1946 that is the most prophetic SF book I ever read. Joe gets ratted out by a "logic" when his ex-girlfriend asks it to find him for her. The opening paragraph of the article made me immediately think of this story. I may grab that anthology and read it again tonight.

    1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Re: A Logic Named Joe

      Shaun Nichols, formerly of this parish, wrote a retrospective on "A Logic Named Joe" for the Reg back in 2016. It includes a link to a Google Books page where I think you can read the whole thing.

  3. Groo The Wanderer

    Well, that gets the government off the for a year or two: "we're studying it." :(

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    That Trudeau bloke is always putting a spanner into free speach and democracy. Allegedly his father is Castro, and he adores the Chinese.

  5. tired

    Politicians trying to be King Canute again - nothing changes

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Other stories you might like