Italian minister slams country’s temporary ban on US-based AI chatbot

Italy’s deputy prime minister criticized the country’s Data Protection Authority for implementing an immediate ban on AI chatbot ChatGPT over privacy concerns.  “I find the decision of the Privacy Watchdog that forced #ChatGPT to prevent access from Italy disproportionate,” Matteo Salvini, leader of a populist party known as the League …

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Ukraine asks court to put Orthodox leader under house arrest

In a bitter dispute over a famed Orthodox monastery, Ukraine’s top security agency notified a leading Orthodox priest there on Saturday that he was suspected of justifying Russia’s aggression, a criminal offense. Metropolitan Pavel, the abbot of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery, Ukraine’s most revered Orthodox site, has resisted the authorities’ …

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