Communications with contractor Netsential (Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center)

Jacob Silverman filed this request with the Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center of Illinois.
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Multi Request Communications with contractor Netsential


From: Jacob Silverman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

All electronic communications, including emails, with Netsential, a Texas-based web hosting firm that contracts with local law enforcement, the FBI, DHS, and municipal governments. Netsential was recently the source of the hacked data known as BlueLeaks.

I am especially seeking information about contracts Netsential has received to create and maintain websites and other digital services for the FBI, FBI-affiliated organizations, LE, and various intelligence fusion centers.

Please also search for communications with Stephen Gartrell, the founder of Netsential.

Relevant news articles/links:

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.


Jacob Silverman

From: Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center

Jacob Silverman:

The Illinois State Police ("ISP") acknowledges receipt of your request for public records pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (See attached request).

I have attached a response to your FOIA request.
Thank you.

Porcia Sledge
Legal Office - FOIA Coordinator
Illinois State Police
801 South 7th St. 1000S
Springfield, IL 62703

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