Artificial intelligence—timeline
Artificial intelligence—timeline

The following TMT practice 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. Practice Note: Artificial intelligence—data protection

  4. Contractual considerations for the procurement of artificial intelligence—checklist

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

  6. News Analysis: Artificial intelligence technology and data protection

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

Key developments

DateType of developmentSummary
6 January 2021ReportThe DCMS publishes the AI Council AI Roadmap, an independent report, carried out by the AI Council, setting out 16 recommendations for the development of a UK National AI Strategy. The recommendations cover: research, development and innovation, skills and diversity, data, infrastructure and public trust and national, cross-sector adoption.
18 December 2020ReportThe House of Lords Liaison Committee publishes a report, 'AI in the UK: No Room for Complacency' which follows up on the recommendations made in the major report ‘AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?’ published in 2018 (see entry for 16 April 2018).
15 December 2020Press releaseENISA publishes its AI Threat Landscape Report setting out the major cybersecurity challenges facing the AI ecosystem.
14 December 2020ReportThe European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights publishes a report, Getting

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