We have an opportunity to increase awareness of the Ask Ubuntu prohibition on AI-generated content. Currently we have only two active notification areas:
- AI-generated content is not permitted on Ask Ubuntu: This is the policy itself which sits in Meta and will usually have a 'featured' tag affixed to bring a link to the main AU page.
- Welcome to Ask Ubuntu: The 'Tour' page contains a link to the AI policy; in theory all users take the Tour but experience suggests that most do not.
It is a little scanty and there have been some users claiming ignorance of our AI prohibition when approached by Moderators about such content in their answers.
As a result of the consensus reached in the recent Moderation Strike there is another option that we can now bring in to play. This will entail a warning that will show to users pasting in content to the Answer box, notifying the user about the prohibition on AI-generated content. This could not be missed or overlooked.
On Stack Overflow this will look something like the following 'first concept' image:
My proposal is that we opt in and take this option with the obvious change of 'Stack Overflow' to 'Ask Ubuntu' and a link to our own policy, or to a new 'Help' page in the 'Learn More' link. But the beginning of this process, as with most larger changes, is consultation with the community, and here we are...