Artificial intelligence—timeline
Artificial intelligence—timeline

The following TMT guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Artificial intelligence—timeline
  • Key developments

This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to legal issues surrounding the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology including publications and announcements.

For more information on AI, see:

  1. Artificial intelligence—overview

  2. Practice Note: Artificial intelligence—introduction to the technology

  3. News Analysis: Creating an EU legal framework for AI and robotics

  4. News Analysis: Artificial intelligence technology and data protection

  5. News Analysis: Robots and the law—AI developments and the question of ethics and best practice

Key developments

Date Type of development Summary
27 February 2020 Press release The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) a joint global monitoring of AI development, the related challenges and opportunities for exploitation and the OECD launches its AI observatory, an online platform to shape and share policies globally.
19 February 2020 Guidance The Information Commissioner’s Office launches its consultation on the draft AI auditing framework guidance, containing advice on how to understand data protection law in relation to AI, recommendations for organisational and technical measures to mitigate the risks to individuals, and methodology for auditing