A journalist approached ChatGPT for assistance in connecting to Signal.
ChatGPT put the journalist's phone number in its answer by accident.
The number appeared briefly on the Livemint website.
The event prompted privacy and AI language model concerns.
Livemint reached out to OpenAI for comment.
OpenAI has apologised and is trying to strengthen privacy safeguards.
Personal information should be protected by taking precautions.
Don't provide AI language models any sensitive information.
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