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June 2023

How AI “Hallucinations” Could Inflict Real-World Pain for Users

By Lyndsey M. Wajert
In filing a complaint many have dubbed “the first of its kind,” a radio host in Georgia recently sued for defamation the company behind the much-buzzed-about artificial intelligence chat platform ChatGPT. And while the concept of suing an AI developer for an intent-based tort may be quite novel, the facts at issue highlight some familiar potential hazards for users of emerging technologies.