Nominet/Domain suspension statistics

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Suspensions 2009-2014

Domain suspensions at Nominet 2009-14
Year Number Details
2009 1,200[1] Police Central e-crime Unit, Scotland Yard (Metropolitan Police)
2010
2011 c 500 MHRA and Police Central e-crime Unit[2]
2012
2013
2014

Suspensions from 2015

Domain suspensions at Nominet by organisation and year
Organisation 2015[3] 2016[4] 2017[5] 2018[6] Requests policy Suspension template
DEFRA Veterinary Medicines Directorate 0 0 1 0 Yes: uses Enforcement strategy[7][8] Yes[9]
Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit 0 1 0 0 Neither confirm nor deny[10] Neither confirm nor deny[10]
Fraud and Linked Crime Online (FALCON) (Metropolitan Police) 8 8 1 0 Does not exist[11] Does not exist[11]
National Crime Agency (incl Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre?) 1 7 3 0 Requested[12] Requested[12]
Financial Conduct Authority 0 1 0 19 Refused[13] Refused[13]
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency 149 45 99 47 Refused following an ORG FoI.[14] Yes[15]
National Trading Standards 17 119 131 20 Requested[16] Requested[16]
National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (City of London Police) 104 251 2,781 172 No formal policy[17] Yes[18]
Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (City of London Police) 3,610 7,167 13,616 32,669 Yes[19] Yes
General statistics
Suspensions reversed 5 13 15 16
Suspensions not actioned 16 77 32 114
Total Suspensions 3,889 8,049 16,632 32,813

References

  1. Over a thousand scam websites targeting Christmas shoppers shut down after online raid by Scotland Yard's e-crime unit, 4 December 2009, dailymail.co.uk
  2. Nominet suspends fake pharma domains, theregister.co.uk 30 September 2011
  3. 2015 Domain suspensions report
  4. 2016 Domain suspensions report
  5. Tackling online criminal activity 2016-17 (PDF)
  6. 2018 Domain suspensions report (PDF)
  7. Enforcement strategy for animal medicines, gov.uk 5 December 2016
  8. Veterinary Medicines Directorate domain suspensions, whatdotheyknow.com, 27 November 2017
  9. APPLICATION FOR CLOSURE OF A DOMAIN NAME(S) (PDF), Veterinary Medicines Directorate FoI, whatdotheyknow.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 Domain suspension requests, FoI, whatdotheyknow.com 5 February 2018
  11. 11.0 11.1 FALCON domain suspension requests, whatdotheyknow,com, 27 February 2018
  12. 12.0 12.1 Personal email, 6 April 2018
  13. 13.0 13.1 Domain suspension requests FoI to FCA, via whatdotheyknow.com 5 February 2018
  14. Domain suspension requests, MHRA FoI 10 Dec 2017, whatdotheyknow.com
  15. Application for closure of a domain name(s) used in crime (PDF), MHRA 2017
  16. 16.0 16.1 Personal email, 24 January 2018 and 6 April 2018
  17. National Fraud Intelligence Bureau domain suspension requests, FoI whatdotheyknow.com, 20 February 2018
  18. Domain name suspension request form (PDF) via FoI, whatdotheyknow.com, 20 February 2018
  19. APPLICATION FOR CLOSURE OF A DOMAIN NAME(S) USED IN CRIME, PIPCU, whatdotheyknow.com