Attorney General William Barr in the Oval Office on 28 May, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Attorney General William Barr in the Oval Office on 28 May, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Technology

US Justice Department proposes rolling back protections for big tech over criminal content

  • The goal of the proposal is to push tech companies to address criminal content on their platforms, a senior official says
  • For it to become law, US lawmakers will need to propose and approve legislation based on the department’s recommendations

Attorney General William Barr in the Oval Office on 28 May, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Attorney General William Barr in the Oval Office on 28 May, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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