Mar 14Liked by Walter Haydock

Is there any sense that there may not be an expectation of privacy? If the person is so easily provided information about themselves, how is another expected to be held liable?

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I think that's an interesting question, Edward. Expectations of privacy will likely need to evolve over time as it becomes easier and easier to identify people using LLMs and similar technology.

I'm actually going to split this article into two because I think there are in fact two separate but related issues at work here.

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Thanks - just finished a long essay on privacy, and there was an issue raised about the ability of an external system to generate (from power of inference of details that a person individually has chosen to share into the public) items that MAY be deemed by that individual as not wanting to have been shared.

This though (to me) is just not the same as an actual invasion of privacy, as inference is not something that any individual should be able to constrain from someone else. Whether or not the inference is by human or by machine does not change the calculus of what one person may control after they have chosen to speak of any personal details - singularly, or otherwise - into the stream of public discourse.

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