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Social Media: Hate Crime

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 156642, tabled on 22 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether his Department has made an assessment of the implications for its policies of Hope Not Hate's report of February 2018 on Cloudflare and the hosting of illegal content on edge servers in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

2 July 2018

We have read with interest Hope not Hate's report of February 2018 on Cloudflare and the hosting of illegal content. We will address the issue of illegal content on edge servers in the UK as part of the refresh of the Hate Crime Action Plan which will be published later this year.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government