Social media surveillance survey

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Sheriff's Office of Dutchess County, NY.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

• All records regarding the purchase of, acquisition of, installation of, subscription to, payment for, or agreements concerning software designed to access information from social media services

• Any and all contracts (as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, and materials), memorandums of understanding, and other equivalent agreements entered into by this agency with any software or equipment company providing services related to social media surveillance, including but not limited to:

• BrightPlanet
• Geofeedia
• Intrado Inc.
• LifeRaft
• Magnet Forensics
• Media Sonar
• Signal Corporation
• ZeroFOX

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• other bidder responses
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all performance work statements
• all deliverables inventories
• all invoices related to the deliverance of software, services, or goods

Please also include:

• All records that contain any information about the functioning of software designed to access information from social media services that is used or has been used by this agency;
• All records regarding correspondence about or with a company that offers software designed to access information from social media services, including but not limited to all correspondence about or with the companies Brightplanet, Geofeedia, Intrado Inc, LifeRaft, Magnet Forensics, Media Sonar, Signal Corporation, and ZeroFOX;
• All policies related to the acquisition and use of social media by individual officers and representatives of this agency, including all records regarding the policies that govern access to or use of software designed to access information from social media services;
• All training materials and all records used to instruct members of your agency in the proper use of software designed to access information from social media services or of the information such software is capable of accessing;
• All records regarding the sharing with entities outside this agency of information obtained from or obtained by using software designed to access information from social media services;
• All policies related to the acquisition and use of social media surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency;
• All records referencing social media profiles, comments, posts, messages, or events accessed or retained from social media services through use of software designed o access information from social media services.
• All materials related to the use of any other social media platform, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, etc.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Sheriff's Office

To Whom It May Concern,

We have received your FOIL Request.
We will send you the information if available within 10 days.

Thank You,
Helen Jo

HELEN JO SAMPLE
SHERIFF'S AIDE - RECORDS DIVISION
Dutchess County Sheriff's Office
150 North Hamilton St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-3839
(845) 486-3853 fax
HSample@dutchessny.gov
EMERGENCY (845) 486-3800 or DIAL 911

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Sample,

Thank you so much for the update. I hope you have a great weekend.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Sheriff's Office

Dear Beryl,

I am writing in response to the below F.O.I.L request. We do not have anything to report.

This agency does not use software or equipment company services relating to social media. We do not use software designed to access information from social media services.

This agency does not have policies related to the acquisition and use of social media by individual officers.

The only policy we have is the use of social media by members and employees of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office. This involves the use of social media for personal reasons.

I hope this answers your request.

Please contact me with anything else you may need.

Have a Great Day.

Sincerely,
Helen Jo

HELEN JO SAMPLE
SHERIFF'S AIDE - RECORDS DIVISION
Dutchess County Sheriff's Office
150 North Hamilton St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-3839
(845) 486-3853 fax
HSample@dutchessny.gov
EMERGENCY (845) 486-3800 or DIAL 911

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