OpenAI Switches Course, Won't Punish Employees for Speaking Out

From PC Mag: OpenAI is reportedly killing its non-disparagement agreements that previously barred former staff from criticizing the company—and punished those who did with equity forfeiture.

The AI firm told current and former staff Thursday that they won't lose any equity that has already vested. It's also doing away with the non-disparagement demands "unless the non-disparagement provision was mutual," Bloomberg reports.

"We're incredibly sorry that we're only changing this language now," an OpenAI spokesperson tells the outlet. "It doesn't reflect our values or the company we want to be."

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