Incident 339: Open-Source Generative Models Abused by Students to Cheat on Assignments and Exams

Description: Students were reportedly using open-source text generative models such as GPT-3 and ChatGPT to complete school assignments and exams such as writing reports, essays.


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Alleged: Sudowrite and OpenAI developed an AI system deployed by students, which harmed Teachers , non-cheating students and cheating students.

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Khoa Lam


A "variant" is an incident that shares the same causative factors, produces similar harms, and involves the same intelligent systems as a known AI incident. Rather than index variants as entirely separate incidents, we list variations of incidents under the first similar incident submitted to the database. Unlike other submission types to the incident database, variants are not required to have reporting in evidence external to the Incident Database. Learn more from the research paper.