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OpenAI has no plans to leave Europe -CEO


May 26, 2023

May possibly 26 (Reuters) – OpenAI has no plans to leave Europe, CEO Sam Altman mentioned on Friday, reversing a threat produced earlier this week to leave the area if it becomes as well really hard to comply with upcoming laws on artificial intelligence.

“We are excited to continue to operate right here and of course have no plans to leave,” he mentioned in a tweet.

The EU is operating on what could be the initially set of guidelines globally to govern AI and Altman on Wednesday mentioned the existing draft of the EU AI Act was “more than-regulating.”

Altman’s threat of quitting Europe had drawn criticism from EU business chief Thierry Breton and a host of other lawmakers.

Altman has spent the previous week crisscrossing Europe, meeting prime politicians in France, Spain, Poland, Germany and the UK to talk about the future of AI, and progress of ChatGPT.

He known as his tour a “really productive week of conversations in Europe about how to ideal regulate AI!”

AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT, backed by Microsoft (MSFT.O), has made new possibilities about AI and fears about its prospective have provoked excitement and alarm – and brought it into conflict with regulators.

OpenAI initially clashed with regulators in March, when Italian information regulator Garante shut the app down domestically, accusing OpenAI of flouting European privacy guidelines. ChatGPT came back on the internet just after the enterprise instituted new privacy measures for customers.

OpenAI on Thursday mentioned it will award ten equal grants from a fund of $1 million for experiments to ascertain how AI software program should really be governed and Altman known as these grants as “how to democratically choose on the behavior of AI systems”

Reporting by Akanksha Khushi in Bengaluru and Supantha Mukherjee in Stockholm Editing by Arun Koyyur

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Supantha Mukherjee

Thomson Reuters

Supantha leads the European Technologies and Telecoms coverage, with a particular concentrate on emerging technologies such as AI and 5G. He has been a journalist for about 18 years. He joined Reuters in 2006 and has covered a assortment of beats ranging from monetary sector to technologies. He is primarily based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

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