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Controversial South Korean AI chatbot's datasets reveal intimate details of users, lawyers for victims argue

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 26 May 2022 10:38
  • 26 May 2022 10:38
The datasets used to train the controversial South Korean AI chatbot contained intimate personal information about users, including their menstrual cycles and details about sexual intercourse and contraception, lawyers representing victims seeking compensation for damages from the chatbot's privacy breaches told a Seoul court today.

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul


Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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