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Information relating to website viewings by Scottish Government computers: FOI release

Published: 1 Mar 2021
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
1 Mar 2021
Information relating to website viewings by Scottish Government computers: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000128030
Date received: 19 Dec 2020
Date responded: 26 Jan 2021
Information requested

You asked for how many times have the following websites been viewed from Scottish Government computers in the period from 01/06/2020 until the 01/12/2020: 

1. http://www.ihysdb.com/
2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/scotland
3. https://sourcenews.scot/
4. https://www.scotlandinunion.co.uk/

Response

I enclose a copy of most of the information you requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have the information for part of the time period requested. Please note the Scottish Government's policy is to retain logs of web access for six months. There the data below is the number of instances the websites have been visited between the dates of 15th July 2020 and 13th January
2021.

Web Site          Total Number Hits       
ihysdb.com 1
scotlandinunion.co.uk       16
sourcenews.scot 632
bbc.co.uk/news/scotland            12,880,146

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