"I resigned to remove myself from the equation so there can be no mis-perception that I have a vested self-interest," he said.
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......Gamble's view is opposed to that of internet companies, who last week cautiously welcomed the new structure, arguing that a lot of child pornography online is now related to international organised crime.
Industry sources also welcomed Gamble's departure because of his combative style. He directly rejected such criticisms today when they were put to him by Committee chairman Keith Vaz, suggesting they arose from commercial self-interest.
"I think it depends on which internet company you speak to... I don't think Microsoft will be happy that I'm going," he said.
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