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DuckDuckGo AI Chat (duckduckgo.com)
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DDG is now offering free/private AI chat using several models.

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[-] kinsnik 82 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

If they are using GPT-3.5 and Claude, that means that they are sending the chats to Open AI and Anthropic, right? How can they assure that the chats are private and not being used in training if they don’t control what other companies do?

Edit: ok, they claim to have agreements with them to delete chats within 30 days and they hide the user IP

[-] TheFeatureCreature 70 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

DDG's classic "Trust me bro" privacy policy.

I don't dislike DDG and I do use it, but goddamn I'd love to see a public audit of their privacy claims. DDG is closed source and they've only ever given Their Word ^TM^ about their claims. The privacy community puts a lot of faith in DDG despite not being able to test anything it says.

[-] shotgun_crab 18 points 1 month ago

Every service that claims to be private should be obliged to have a recent public audit available as a proof

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