ICO raps Snap over AI chatbot privacy

Snap did not 'did not adequately assess the data protection risks,' regulator says

John Leonard
clock • 2 min read
ICO raps Snap over AI chatbot privacy

UK data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has sent a preliminary enforcement notice to Snap, over a "potential failure to properly assess the privacy risks" posed by its generative AI chatbot My AI.

My AI is a chatbot offered to Snapchat+ subscribers that the company advertises as being able to "answer a burning trivia question, offer advice on the perfect gift for your BFF's birthday, help pl...

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