Discord reverses privacy policy tweaks after complaints over AI data use

13/03/2023 | Gizmondo

Instant messaging social platform, Discord managed to ruffle its users' feathers of its users after it announced new artificial intelligence (AI) features in its image generator and chatbot technology. Discord made subtle changes to its privacy policy at the time of the announcement, reneging on its promise not to collect data about screen recordings, voice and video chats. Techradar noticed the changes initially, which led to complaints from Reddit users seeking an explanation. However, all's well that ends well, as it seems Discord has now rolled back those changes. 

In a statement, a Discord spokesperson said, “We recognize that when we recently issued adjusted language in our Privacy Policy, we inadvertently caused confusion among our users. To be clear, nothing has changed and we have reinserted the language back into our Privacy Policy, along with some additional clarifying information.”

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