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Departmental Internet

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which websites his Department’s staff are blocked from accessing from departmental networked computers. (310244)

The Department runs specialist software to block access to all categories of websites which do not conform with our security operating procedures or would be considered a network security risk. It is not possible to produce a list of the websites as they run into millions globally and come and go daily.