PI responds to the ICO consultation into generative AI web-scraped data

08/03/2024 | Privacy International

Privacy International (PI) has submitted its response to the Information Commissioner's Office's (ICO) consultation on the lawful basis for training generative AI models on data scraped from the web.

In its response, PI highlights the potential risks of an overly permissive approach to the "legitimate interests" test, which may lead to personal data being misused or abused. PI also discusses the challenges of exercising information rights in the context of "invisible processing" activities like web scraping. Finally, PI suggests introducing a public registry system for generative AI models as a potential solution.

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