Google delays generative AI launch in EU over privacy concerns

13/06/2023 | Politico

Google has been forced to delay the launch of its generative artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot, Bard, in the European Union due to EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) concerns raised by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC). The DPC said that the tech company needed to provide more information about how the generative AI tool would protect Europeans' privacy in order to justify this week's planned EU launch. 

As yet, the DPC "had not had any detailed briefing nor sight of a data protection impact assessment or any supporting documentation at this point," said DPC Deputy Commissioner Graham Doyle.

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