They ruled in favor of the child and wrote in their January 30 ruling that they had consulted ChatGPT on the matter, without specifying the extent to which they trusted the bot.
Padilla also stressed that “we do not stop being judges, thinking beings, by asking questions on the application.”
ChatGPT uses artificial intelligence and a wealth of data from the Internet to generate answers to questions asked by human users.
In this case, Padilla said he asked the bot: “Is the autistic minor exempt from paying fees for his treatments?” among other questions.
It replied: “Yes, that is correct. According to the regulations in Colombia, minors with autism are exempted from paying fees for their treatment.”