Meta pauses AI plans in Europe after privacy complaints

Meta has paused plans to use personal data to train its artificial intelligence technology in Europe, Ireland's regulator said Friday, after the social media giant was hit with privacy complaints.


Meta hit with privacy complaints in Europe over AI plans

A Vienna-based privacy campaign group filed complaints in 11 European countries against Meta on Thursday, saying the global tech giant's planned privacy policy change would allow "unlawful" use of personal data for artificial ...


TikTok fails 'disinformation test' before EU vote, study shows

Wildly popular social network TikTok approved adverts containing political disinformation ahead of European polls, a report showed Tuesday, flouting its own guidelines and raising questions about its ability to detect election ...


AI bot ChatGPT faces growing scrutiny in Europe

France's data regulator said on Wednesday it had received two complaints about the AI program ChatGPT, as European authorities deepened their scrutiny of the chatbot days after Italy banned it.

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Indigenous Colombians in standoff over wind farms

In Colombia's far north, wind farm expansion is unsettling the Indigenous Wayuu inhabitants of a semi-desert region earmarked as an El Dorado of renewable energy.


Meta vows EU privacy tweak after massive fine

Facebook owner Meta said on Thursday it would tweak how it collects data on users in Europe after it got fined for failing to ask for proper permission.

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