Dáil Éireann - Volume 603 - 31 May, 2005
Written Answers. - Telecommunications Services.
Mr. Durkan Mr. Durkan
250. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources if his attention has been drawn to websites (details supplied), on which uncontrolled, undesirable and defamatory postings have been noted, which cause grievous offence to those targeted; if he has had discussions with the regulator with a view to the blocking of such activity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18470/05]
Mr. N. Dempsey Mr. N. Dempsey
Mr. N. Dempsey: I have no function in the matter raised by the Deputy.
The Commission for Communications Regulation, ComReg, is the statutory body responsible for the regulation of the electronic communications sector, including telecommunications, radio communications and broadcasting transmission as well as the postal sector . However, ComReg has no function in regarding malevolent Internet activity or the content of websites.
Dáil Éireann 603 Written Answers. Telecommunications Services.