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Incident 5516 Reports
Alexa Plays Pornography Instead of Kids Song


An Amazon Echo Dot using the Amazon Alex software started to play pornographic results when a child asked it to play a song.


Incident 114 Reports
Google’s YouTube Kids App Presents Inappropriate Content


YouTube’s content filtering and recommendation algorithms exposed children to disturbing and inappropriate videos.


Incident 5613 Reports
OpenAI Alleged by Lawsuit Violated Users' Privacy Rights by Training AI on Private Info without Informed Consent


OpenAI's products such as ChatGPT and DALL-E were alleged in a lawsuit using stolen private information from internet users without their informed consent or knowledge.


Incident 5831 Report
Instagram Algorithms Allegedly Promote Accounts Facilitating Child Sex Abuse Content


An investigation disclosed that Instagram's recommendation algorithms are promoting accounts that facilitate and sell child sexual abuse material (CSAM). The study, conducted by The Wall Street Journal and researchers at Stanford University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, indicates that Instagram's algorithms not only allow for the discovery of such accounts through keyword searches but also actively recommend them to users within the network. The issue is especially concerning given Instagram's popularity among teenagers.


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