Prevent - University registers of research and 'firewalls' (corrects omission of full name in previous request)

Ben Quinn made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of Dundee as part of a batch sent to 77 authorities

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(NOTE: This request is being made to correct the omission of my full name in a request which was made on October 15. The request is exactly the same. Please find my full name at the end of this message)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following:

1. Your Prevent action plan or any document that outlines your institution’s Prevent policy in line with your obligations under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015

2. Confirm if students, researchers and members of staff are obliged to register research which is deemed to be security sensitive

3. If such a register exists, the number of entries for each of the years 2018 (up to the date of this request), 2017, 2016 and 2015. By entries, I mean occasions on which individuals have registered research which falls into the category set out in bullet point 2. If possible, please identify the nature of the research (eg PhD, internally funded, externally funded) and topic

4. If such a register exists, confirm whether or not it is stored onsite or on an external server.

5. If such a register exists, confirm whether the register is subject to any information sharing agreements with external partners or agencies including local and regional Prevent coordinators, the Home Office, the local Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit, the local police or any other law enforcement agencies

6. A list of any agreements, arrangements or Memorandums of Understanding between your institution and bodies such as the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU) of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), or Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) of the City of London Police, to receive lists of illegal or illicit content, for instance for the purposes of blocking.

7. Confirm if any filtering or blocking service that your institution uses incorporate lists from the IWF, CTIRU or PIPCU, and which lists are incorporated.

Yours faithfully,
Ben Quinn

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From: Ben Quinn <[FOI #527967 email]>
Sent: 22 October 2018 17:15
To: FreedomOfInformation
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Prevent - University registers
of research and 'firewalls' (corrects omission of full name in previous
request)
 
(NOTE: This request is being made to correct the omission of my full name
in a request which was made on October 15. The request is exactly the
same. Please find my full name at the end of this message)

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following:

1. Your Prevent action plan or any document that outlines your
institution’s Prevent policy in line with your obligations under the
Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015

2. Confirm if students, researchers and members of staff are obliged to
register research which is deemed to be security sensitive

3. If such a register exists, the number of entries for each of the years
2018 (up to the date of this request), 2017, 2016 and 2015. By entries, I
mean occasions on which individuals have registered research which falls
into the category set out in bullet point 2. If possible, please identify
the nature of the research (eg PhD, internally funded, externally funded)
and topic

4. If such a register exists, confirm whether or not it is stored onsite
or on an external server.

5. If such a register exists, confirm whether the register is subject to
any information sharing agreements with external partners or agencies
including local and regional Prevent coordinators, the Home Office, the
local Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit, the local police or any other
law enforcement agencies

6. A list of any agreements, arrangements or Memorandums of Understanding
between your institution and bodies such as the Internet Watch Foundation
(IWF), the Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit (CTIRU) of the
Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), or Police Intellectual Property Crime
Unit (PIPCU) of the City of London Police, to receive lists of illegal or
illicit content, for instance for the purposes of blocking.

7. Confirm if any filtering or blocking service that your institution uses
incorporate lists from the IWF, CTIRU or PIPCU, and which lists are
incorporated.

Yours faithfully,
Ben Quinn

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