Ed Vaizey letter to Nominet re Internet porn

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Dear Department for Culture, Media and Sport,

On 5th August 2013 the Daily Mail reported that:

"Ed Vaizey, the communications minister, is now writing to Nominet to ask what its plans are to prevent ‘abusive behaviour’."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...

This was also confirmed by the Sunday Times the day before:

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news...

Therefore please could you provide me with a copy of all correspondence between Nominet UK and your department (including the minister) regarding the issue of "abusive" domain names? Please could you also provide me with a copy of Ed Vaizey's letter mentioned in the articles above?

Yours faithfully,

Lucien Taylor

FOI, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

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“On 5th August 2013 the Daily Mail reported that:

 

"Ed Vaizey, the communications minister, is now writing to Nominet to ask
what its plans are to prevent ‘abusive behaviour’."

[1]http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...

This was also confirmed by the Sunday Times the day before:

 

[2]http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news...

 

Therefore please could you provide me with a copy of all correspondence
between Nominet UK and your department (including the minister) regarding
the issue of "abusive" domain names? Please could you also provide me with
a copy of Ed Vaizey's letter mentioned in the articles above?”

 

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