What makes you think that an askme bot might be helpful in every day life?
What this means is that people own their own content. So if you wanted to publish a book of your own MetaFilter comments, you could. However if you wanted to publish a book of other people's MetaFilter comments you'd need to speak with those individual users; MetaFilter is not the owner of the copyright of that content.
This is a public website and anyone can scrape it, logged in or not.
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No amount of licensing is going to prevent content from being used by 3rd parties unless there are locks preventing access.
I question anyone who says laws can be enforced against using public content
Look at Google, it scrapes and indexes Metafilter for search results which they then make money off of selling to advertisers. So are we saying we aren't okay with Google indexing Metafilter? Or is AI just the new buzz word that scares people?
I asked it to answer a question in the style of Ask Metafilter, and here is the result.
There's no easy answer to this question. On the one hand, Metafilter is a public website and anyone can view the comments posted here. So it stands to reason that someone could use those comments to train an AI. On the other hand, many people post here anonymously and might not want their comments used in this way.
Ultimately, it comes down to a question of consent. If everyone who posted a comment on Metafilter was made aware that their comments could be used to train an AI, and they all gave their consent, then it would be ethical to do so. But if even one person did not give their consent, then it would not be ethical.
There is no easy answer to this question. On one hand, Stack Overflow is a public website with a wealth of user-generated content that could be used to train an AI. On the other hand, some people may not want their comments to be used in this way, and there could be privacy concerns. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide whether or not they are comfortable with their comments being used to train an AI.
There is no easy answer to this question. On one hand, Quora comments can contain a wealth of information that could be used to train an AI. On the other hand, using Quora comments to train an AI could be seen as taking advantage of the people who have left those comments. It is ultimately up to the individual to decide whether or not they think it is ethical to train an AI on Quora comments.
It is ethical to train an artificial intelligence on Yahoo Answers comments because the comments are publicly available and people have not explicitly stated that they do not want their comments to be used for this purpose.
There is no right answer to this question as it depends on personal opinion. Some people may believe that it is ethical to train an artificial intelligence on Answers.com comments as this could help the AI to become more intelligent and understanding of human behaviour. Other people may believe that it is not ethical to train an AI on Answers.com comments as this could lead to the AI developing a biased view of the world based on the negative comments that are often posted on the website.