Poland's Office for Personal Data Protection has opened an investigation into a complaint against OpenAI's ChatGPT, with an unnamed applicant accusing the firm of processing data in an "unlawful, unreliable manner."
In a statement on Sept. 20, Jan Nowak, president of the data protection office said this was not the first time doubts have been cast on ChatGPT's compliance with Europe's principles of data protection and privacy.
The complaint accuses OpenAI of processing data in an unlawful and unreliable manner, and that the rules on which it gathers and processes data are not transparent.
Remember we mentioned that regulatory AI landscape in Poland is in its infancy? Here's another minor, yet significant development.
Poland’s Personal Data Protection Office (@UODOgov_pl) is investigating a complaint concerning #ChatGPT. The complainant alleges that #OpenAI…
The applicant said in his case, ChatGPT generated false information about him, and his demands for the exercise of rights under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) were not met by OpenAI.
Nowak however conceded that the proposed proceedings against OpenAI could be diffcult, as it concerns a company located outside the European Union.
"The case concerns the violation of many provisions on the protection of personal data, which is why we will ask Open AI to answer a number of questions in order to be able to thoroughly conduct administrative proceedings," said Nowak.
Meanwhile, Jakub Groszkowski, deputy president of the Polish office said the allegations in the complaint raise doubts as to OpenAI's approach to Europe's principles on personal data protection.
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