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Microsoft Lifts Employee Ban on ChatGPT Access, Report Says

Microsoft Lifts Employee Ban on ChatGPT Access, Report Says
Microsoft Lifts Employee Ban on ChatGPT Access, Report Says

In a swift reversal, Microsoft lifted a brief ban on employee access to ChatGPT, the AI-chatbot backed by the tech giant, after their IT department's decision prompted by security concerns was unexpectedly enacted.

Despite the short-lived embargo, Microsoft maintains its stance on promoting Bing Chat Enterprise and ChatGPT Enterprise, enhanced versions designed for stronger privacy and security. Reflecting wider industry trends, companies like Apple, JPMorgan Chase, and Verizon have also restricted AI tools due to data security and compliance issues.

The incident exemplifies the escalating caution in the corporate arena over AI services and their potential risks, aligning with broader apprehensions evident in the sector's moves to safeguard sensitive information and adherence to regulations. Microsoft's significant $13 billion investment in OpenAI underscores the high stakes involved as regulatory bodies and industry groups debate the ethical implications of such technology.

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