IAPP: Training AI on personal data scraped from the web 

November 8, 2023

Yet, the regulators’ statement stressed that even publicly available personal data is still subject to the protection of data privacy laws. In other words, they are worried web scraping authorized by social media companies may still run counter to individuals’ privacy expectations. As an Electronic Privacy Information Center article put it, “When we make information available for the public to view on social media or the web, we do not expect or intend that others will take that information and do with it as they please.” 

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