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Statistics on council members using computer to access adult pornsites

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Dear Bournemouth Borough Council,

My name is Connor Stringer and wiriting on behalf of
Buzz news. I am currently trying to develop an article on the miss use of work computers to access adult porn sites.

My question to the council - How often , if it all, do members of the Bournemouth Borough council use their work computer to access adult porn.sites
Any reply would be greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,
Connor Stringer

Bournemouth Borough Council Enquiries, Bournemouth Borough Council

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Carlton Wellsbury, Bournemouth Borough Council

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Dear Connor

 

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Dear Carlton Wellsbury,

Hi there , thank you for gettting back to me!

I want to know how many of the staff at the concil use their work computers to access porn over the last year.

If any do, how often are these sites accessed per day throughout the year.

Hopefully his makes more sense! I’m using the statistics in collaboration with an article im writing.

Below is a link to your response to add context to my reply.

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours sincerely,
Connor Stringer

Carlton Wellsbury, Bournemouth Borough Council

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Dear Connor

 

Information Request – Freedom of Information Act

 

Further to your request for information received on 20/11/17 please find
enclosed the information that you asked for.

 

My question to the council - How often , if it all, do members of the
Bournemouth Borough council use their work computer to access adult porn
sites Any reply would be greatly appreciated.

I want to know how many of the staff at the council use their work
computers to access porn over the last year.

If any do, how often are these sites accessed per day throughout the year.

 

The council runs a web filtering system on all its IT systems and the
access to porn/adult related sites are blocked at all times. 

 

 

I hope that this deals with your request satisfactorily.

 

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will be dealt with through the Council’s complaints procedure. Details of
the complaints procedure can be found at:
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the right to refer the matter to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Contact details for the Information Commissioner can be found at:
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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Carlton Wellsbury

Assurance Specialist

IT Service

+:  Direct : [3][email address]

8: [4]http://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/            8:
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Dear Carlton Wellsbury,

Have there been any documented cases within the last year of council members breaching this filtering system?

If so what actions were used as a result ?
Yours sincerely,

Connor Stringer

Carlton Wellsbury, Bournemouth Borough Council

Hello Connor,

No there have not been any breaches.

Regards

Carlton Wellsbury
Assurance Specialist
IT Service
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