Here is some reporting on a recent EU proposal regarding the legal status of robots:
- BBC: MEPs vote on robots’ legal status – and if a kill switch is required: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38583360
- The Guardian: Give robots ‘personhood’ status, EU committee argues: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jan/12/give-robots-personhood-status-eu-committee-argues
- Here are some notes on that proposal!
- Here is the report itself.
- Here is a local copy of the paper: EU-Report