|Multi Request||Social Media Monitoring policies|
|Submitted||July 8, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:
Copies of your Agency's social media monitoring policies and guidelines, as well as any assessments of its privacy or legal implications.
I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written about the government and its activities, with some reaching over 100,000 readers. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available through non-profits such as the Internet Archive and MuckRock, disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and attitudes of the government itself. As such, it is not necessary for me to demonstrate the relevance of this particular subject in advance.
As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees be waived.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Thank you for contacting the Cook County Sheriff's Office ("CCSO") pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (2012). On July 9, 2018 the CCSO received your above-referenced FOIA request.
Please be advised that the CCSO is extending its time for response pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/3 as documents responsive to your request are still being generated. Please note that this correspondence does not serve to waive any exemptions available to this public body under FOIA. The CCSO will issue a response on or before 7/23/18.
Cook County Sheriff's Office
50. W. Washington St., Room 704
Chicago, IL 60602
Per your request, please see attached.
Assistant General Counsel
Office of the Cook County Sheriff
FOIA Officer/Legal Department
50 W. Washington, Room 704
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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