"What arguments would you employ to convince my Ministers that the present relationship between government and the company is appropriate in ensuring that public policy objectives in relation to the management of the domain name system and the standing of the UK in the internet community are understood and taken into account?"Just imagine if Whitehall controled the .uk domain and the implication that could have. They could take sites hosted in the uk domain offline easily. It would also provide the Government with a massive propaganda tool.
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