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New York City Schools has blocked access to ChatGPT: Here’s why

January 5, 2023

Via: ZDnet

New York City Schools, the largest school department in the US, has blocked student and teacher access to ChatGPT on its devices and networks.

The generative AI chatbot, which was released in November by Microsoft-backed OpenAI, is capable of generating well-composed and convincing answers to questions about numerous subjects, including writing code to solve programming questions and writing essays — so long as the question is about something that happened before 2021.

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