[discuss] [bestbits] Fwd: Heads up on Brazil meeting preparation

Roland Perry roland at internetpolicyagency.com
Thu Jan 9 18:03:28 UTC 2014

In message <CEF48E44.5939B%nigel.hickson at icann.org>, at 08:37:21 on Thu, 
9 Jan 2014, Nigel Hickson <nigel.hickson at icann.org> writes
>DCMS Is Department of Culture, Media and Sport and Internet Policy was
>transferred to it from BIS (Business, Innovation and Skills) during the
>issues with News International in  2011; nothing to do with

The only "issues" I'm aware of are [alleged] phone hacking. What else 
might have caused this move, if not to consolidate all of OFCOM's 
broadcasting and Internet responsibility under one roof?

>On 1/9/14 5:23 PM, "Roland Perry" <roland at internetpolicyagency.com> wrote:
>>In message
>><DBD9F335EA4A684FA2640EEE94EEF272197EF446 at USPDCMAIL002P.reedsmith.com>,
>>at 15:57:17 on Thu, 9 Jan 2014, "Shatan, Gregory S."
>><GShatan at ReedSmith.com> writes
>>>DoT is clearly the Department of Transportation
>>Here in the UK we call them the Department for Transport.
>>Transportation is the deprecated process of sending criminals to
>>Trade (and commerce) was dealt with by the Department of Trade and
>>Industry, now renamed Department for Business, Innovation and Skills;
>>unless it's anything to do with the Internet when it's the Department
>>for Media, Culture and Sport (on account of the interweb being a bit
>>like a TV channel, I suppose).
>>Roland Perry
>>discuss mailing list
>>discuss at 1net.org

Roland Perry

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