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Italian privacy regulator blocks ChatGPT

Italy’s data privacy regulator has banned ChatGPT over alleged privacy violations relating to the chatbot’s collection and storage of personal data.

With immediate effect, the Guarantor for the protection of personal data has ordered the temporary limitation of the processing of data of Italian users by ChatGPT parent firm OpenAI until it complies with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy laws.

It has also launched an investigation into ChatGPT, the Guarantor said.

The ban comes after an open letter in which Twitter owner Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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