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Taylor Swift ‘threatened to sue’ Microsoft over racist chatbot

WorldNews Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Taylor Swift ‘threatened to sue’ Microsoft over racist chatbotTaylor Swift threatened to sue Microsoft over its racist chatbot, according to the tech company’s president. In his new book, Tools and Weapons, Brad Smith alleges that the singer intended to take legal action against Microsoft because the name of its now defunct Twitter chatbot, Tay, was too similar to Swift’s. In an excerpt from the book as quoted in the Guardian, Smith recalls receiving an email from a legal representative for the singer while on holiday. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now “An email had just arrived from a Beverly Hills lawyer who introduced himself by telling me:...
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Microsoft once received a legal threat from Taylor Swift, the Guardian reports. The threat was in relation to an AI-powered chatbot Microsoft created to interact with people on social media. The chatbot was called Tay. When the bot was given its own Twitter account, it was quickly manipulated by...

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