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

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

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