Degree Analytics (University of Florida)

Jason Koebler filed this request with the University of Florida of Florida.
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W006945-013020

Multi Request Degree Analytics
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From: Jason Koebler


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this university may have partnered with Degree Analytics, an AI company. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/12/24/colleges-are-turning-students-phones-into-surveillance-machines-tracking-locations-hundreds-thousands/ & https://degreeanalytics.com/about-us/)

Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Degree Analytics. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Degree Analytics, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Degree Analytics works, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Degree Analytics, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Degree Analytics.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Degree Analytics, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Degree Analytics.

5) Any case reports in which Degree Analytics was used.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Degree Analytics representatives.

Please try to include any other miscellaneous documents that facilitate this police department's relationship with Degree Analytics that don't neatly fall neatly into the above categories.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com).

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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Jason Koebler

From: University of Florida

Dear Jason Koebler:
Please consider this receipt of your email which was received in this office on 1/30/2020 and given the reference number W006945-013020 for tracking purposes. Request: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this university may have partnered with Degree Analytics, an AI company. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/12/24/colleges-are-turning-students-phones-into-surveillance-machines-tracking-locations-hundreds-thousands/ & https://degreeanalytics.com/about-us/)

Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Degree Analytics. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Degree Analytics, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Degree Analytics works, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Degree Analytics, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Degree Analytics.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Degree Analytics, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Degree Analytics.

5) Any case reports in which Degree Analytics was used.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Degree Analytics representatives.

Please try to include any other miscellaneous documents that facilitate this police department's relationship with Degree Analytics that don't neatly fall neatly into the above categories.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE's science and technology website

(www.motherboard.vice.com).

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 10 business days.

sincerely,
Jason Koebler

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of January 30, 2020, Reference # W006945-013020
The university did not locate public records responsive to this request. Please note that the article referenced in your request language refers to the University of Central Florida and not the University of Florida.
Dear Jason Koebler,

This completes the public records request. Sincerely,
University of Florida Public Records Request Center
The University of Florida received a public information request from you on January 30, 2020. Your request mentioned:
"To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that this university may have partnered with Degree Analytics, an AI company. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/12/24/colleges-are-turning-students-phones-into-surveillance-machines-tracking-locations-hundreds-thousands/ & https://degreeanalytics.com/about-us/)

Therefore, I hereby request the following records:

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the use of Degree Analytics. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the use of Degree Analytics, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how Degree Analytics works, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the use of Degree Analytics, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, usage policies, or informal agreements between the police department and Degree Analytics.

3) A copy of any funding opportunity announcements, grant applications and grantor status/progress reports, reports to legislative bodies, annual reports that mention Degree Analytics, as well as audit records, including but not limited to security audits of the software, misuse reports, and reports to oversight bodies.

4) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention Degree Analytics.

5) Any case reports in which Degree Analytics was used.

5) Any digital communications (including but not limited to emails and text messages) with Degree Analytics representatives.

Please try to include any other miscellaneous documents that facilitate this police department's relationship with Degree Analytics that don't neatly fall neatly into the above categories.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE's science and technology website

(www.motherboard.vice.com).

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 10 business days.

sincerely,
Jason Koebler

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 87131
411А Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516"

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