HKU makes U-turn to allow ChatGPT use – The Standard (HK)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has recently reversed its decision to ban the use of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, a language model powered by artificial intelligence. The university initially prohibited the use of ChatGPT due to concerns over potential misuse and ethical implications. However, after careful consideration and consultation with experts, HKU has decided to allow its use once again.

The decision to reverse the ban comes as a relief to many students and researchers at HKU who heavily rely on ChatGPT for various academic and research purposes. ChatGPT is a powerful tool that enables users to generate human-like text responses based on given prompts. It has proven to be particularly useful in fields such as natural language processing, computer science, and linguistics.

The initial ban on ChatGPT was prompted by concerns over the potential misuse of the technology. Critics argued that the language model could be exploited to spread misinformation, generate harmful content, or even facilitate illegal activities. HKU took these concerns seriously and temporarily

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