Prevent policy and emails monitoring

Gianluca Avagnina made this Freedom of Information request to University of Sussex

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Gianluca Avagnina

Dear University of Sussex,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am requesting the following information:

1. your policy or policy guidance for duties under the Prevent Strategy (Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 duties for the various local authorities listed in Schedule 6);

2. your policy relating to monitoring the content of students' and staff's emails;

3. your policy relating to Internet filtering, blocking and prevention of access to material considered inappropriate;

4. the name of any providers of Internet filtering and blocking services that you use, or else a statement that you do not block or filter content at all;

5. a list of agreements, arrangements or Memorandums of Understanding between yourselves 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.

6. any filtering or blocking service that you use incorporates lists from the IWF, CTIRU or PIPCU, and which lists are incorporated.

[This request takes inspiration from a similar one made by Thérèse Brousseau to Birmingham Metropolitan College]

Yours faithfully,

Gianluca Avagnina

Freedom of Information, University of Sussex

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Dear Mr Avagnina,

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 6 March 2018.

 

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and will be answered as soon as possible and within twenty working days
following the date of receipt, i.e. by 5 April 2018

 

If you need to contact us about your request please quote your reference
number FOI-18-0060.

 

Kind regards

 

Lucy Pattenden

Information Officer

University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton BN1 9RH

 

 

Freedom of Information, University of Sussex

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Dear Mr Avagnina,

 

Please find attached the University’s formal response to your recent
Freedom of Information request.

 

Kind regards

 

Lucy Pattenden

Information Officer

University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton BN1 9RH