The Drum: As European data authorities scrutinize ChatGPT, experts see AI regulation on the horizon

April 20, 2023

And many top concerns relating to inputs have to do with the information that’s used to train large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT. “[It’s about] the large-scale scraping of information over the web to build the model, without notice or consent and the failure to properly safeguard customer accounts that include some personal information and access to prompt history,” says Ben Winters, senior counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Winters leads the organization’s AI and Human Rights Project. “Particularly with OpenAI’s decision to close access to the data set, it is unclear what the dataset is comprised of, and there are massive privacy and intellectual property concerns associated with that. There is no knowledge of or power over access to your data in that circumstance.”

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