A post on main meta is stating "Sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content", so given that it seems to be general consensus on SFF that we should not allow AI content, should we request to enable this feature?

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I understand the ultimate decision will probably have to be initiated by our "diamond moderators", but I feel it worthy for the community to discuss the issue or for the moderators to let us know what they might be planning already.

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    Chances are those same users won't even read, let alone notice, the banner, but I'm all in favour, in the off chance that it can help.
    – Clockwork
    Commented Jan 5 at 20:15
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    @Clockwork - Even if it only dissuades a few, that's still worthwhile.
    – Valorum
    Commented Jan 5 at 20:31
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    Thanks for creating this post. Ping a mod in a week or two, when this has had enough time that the consensus is unarguably clear, and we'll slap a status-review tag on it to get this implemented.
    – Rand al'Thor Mod
    Commented Jan 6 at 7:54
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    @Randal'Thor I see the status-review tag has been added. Does this mean it is in the hands of CMs to implement?
    – Skooba
    Commented Jan 16 at 14:56
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    @Skooba Yes, should be.
    – Rand al'Thor Mod
    Commented Jan 16 at 22:09
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    Apologies for the long turnaround time on this request. The banner is now enabled, with the "Learn more" link leading to the AI Policy help center article.
    – Berthold StaffMod
    Commented Apr 9 at 3:15

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Yes, absolutely we should ask for this to be implemented with immediate effect.

There was an overwhelming consensus in favour of banning AI-generated content (26:1) with no dissenting posts in favour. The vast majority of ChatGPT and Bard copied answers we've seen on this site are of a very low quality, typically filled with 'hallucinations' and generally misleading content, always without sourcing.

In short, having a big banner saying "Don't do that" would be a useful addition.

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    Possibly referencing that the AI can be a starting point for making an answer, but is not an answer itself, the same way that Wikipedia used to be referenced.
    – FuzzyBoots
    Commented Jan 10 at 20:13

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