IL State Police MEMEX Documents

Brian Kroll filed this request with the Illinois State Police of Illinois.
Tracking # 15-0372
Est. Completion None
Status
No Responsive Documents

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From: Brian K

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), I hereby request the following records:

Documents (including memoranda, correspondence, email, invoices and purchase orders) regarding MEMEX, particularly documentation on any known Illinois State Police use of MEMEX. It was developed in part with US government funding and released by DARPA. (see http://www.darpa.mil/newsevents/releases/2014/02/09.aspx)

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Brian K

From: Lieutenant Steve Lyddon

02/27/2015

MuckRock News
Brian K
FOIR #15-0372

On February 20, 2015, we received your request for the following: IL
State Police MEMEX Documents

Under the Freedom of Information Act, a public body may extend the time to
respond to a FOIA request by up to five business days for a limited number
of reasons. 5 ILCS 140/3(e).
We are extending the time to respond to your request by five days for the
following reason(s):

X The requested records are stored in whole or in
part at another location(s).

X Responding to the request requires that a
substantial number of specified records be collected.

X The request is couched in categorical terms and requires
that an extensive search be conducted for the records responsive to it.

X In order to determine whether the requested records are
exempt under Section 7 of FOIA or must be redacted in part before they are
disclosed, the documents must be reviewed.

X The Department cannot comply with the request for records
within the five business day time limit without unduly burdening or
interfering with operations.

The public body asserts the following facts in support of the above
reasons for an extension of time:

ISP has requested information from several different work locations, and
if information is located, must review the records for appropriate
exemptions prior to dissemination of any information.
This requires a review of several types of files to obtain the relevant
data.

The Department will respond to your request by March 6, 2015.

Respectfully,
Lieutenant Steve Lyddon
FOIA Officer
801 South 7th Street, Suite 1000-S
Springfield, Illinois 62703

From:

03/17/2015
FOIA #15-0372

Thank you for writing to the Illinois State Police with your request for
information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS
140/1 et seq.

On February #, 2015, we received your request for the following: "
Documents (including memoranda, correspondence, email, invoices and
purchase orders) regarding MEMEX, particularly documentation on any known
Illinois State Police use of MEMEX. It was developed in part with US
government funding and released by DARPA. (see
http://www.darpa.mil/newsevents/releases/2014/02/09.aspx)."

The Illinois State Police has no documents responsive to your request. The
Illinois State Police does not have this software.

Respectfully,

Lieutenant Steve Lyddon
FOIA Officer
801 South 7th Street, Suite 1000-S
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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02/20/2015 01:52 PM

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Freedom of Information Request: IL State Police MEMEX Documents

February 20, 2015
Illinois State Police
Illinois State Police
801 South Seventh Street, Suite 1000-S
Springfield, IL 62703
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11),
I hereby request the following records:
Documents (including memoranda, correspondence, email, invoices and
purchase orders) regarding MEMEX, particularly documentation on any known
Illinois State Police use of MEMEX. It was developed in part with US
government funding and released by DARPA. (see
http://www.darpa.mil/newsevents/releases/2014/02/09.aspx)
The requested documents will be made available to the general public free
of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and
is not being made for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,
Brian K
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