April 20, 2023 /Technology/ –It is possible that AI training data could be banned by data regulators like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR is a comprehensive privacy law that gives individuals control over their personal data. The law also requires companies to obtain consent from individuals before collecting or using their personal data.
AI training data often contains personal data, such as images, videos, and text. This data can be used to train AI models to perform tasks such as facial recognition, natural language processing, and object detection. However, the collection and use of AI training data can raise privacy concerns. For example, individuals may not be aware that their personal data is being used to train AI models. They may also not be aware of how their personal data is being used or who has access to it.
Mallory Knodel,Ryan Polk,Sheetal Kumar
Published: October 05, 2022 | Center for Democracy & Technology
Mallory Knodel is Chief Technologist at the Center for Democracy and Technology, Ryan Polk is Director of Internet Policy at Internet Society and Sheetal Kumar is Head of Global Engagement and Advocacy at Global Partners Digital.
At the Human Rights Council in Geneva last month, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) presented the strongest endorsement of encryption yet by the world body in its report on privacy in the digital age, underlining that the technology that leverages cryptography to secure communications, is crucial to the rights to privacy, access to information, and free expression in an online world. Continue reading