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Yay or Nay for Data Scraping?

A critical issue faced by tech companies in the AI is the ethics and legality of data scraping.


AI companies need high-quality data, and a lot of it, to train their AI models. However, many such companies often lack access to the necessary data.


As a result, some companies (such as OpenAI has been alleged to have done) turn to scraping vast amounts of content from the internet, including from platforms like YouTube, which raises questions about copyright infringement and adherence to platform policies.


While the thirst for data to train AI models is understandable, it must be balanced with adherence to intellectual property rights and user privacy.


These developments underscore the need for establishing clear laws and regulations around both data privacy and data scraping rather than just relying on specific platform’s terms of service and enforcement of same.


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