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.
In the area of digital technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), the UK budget can be a barometer of technological development and hype. However, there is a worrying drive towards deregulation in the background – combined with an apparent desire to encourage the rights holders for data to share it with companies involved in AI.