Geofeedia Inc. Contracts, Invoice - Social Media Surveillance Policies (Lynn Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Lynn Police Department of Lynn, MA.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

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 Geofeedia LLC or any other social media surveillance software or equipment company, including, but not limited to, the following:

• 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 policies and directive materials related to:
• the acquisition of social media surveillance software by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• the use of social media surveillance by individual officers and representatives of this agency
• the use of social media by individual officers and representatives of this agency

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Desmarais, Lenny

To Whom it May Concern,

In response to the below Public Records Request:
The Lynn Police Department does not have any social media surveillance software, equipment,
or contract agreements regarding same.

Thank you,

Lenny Desmarais

Leonard E. Desmarais
Deputy Chief / Operations
Lynn Police Department
300 Washington St.
Lynn MA. 01902
781 477 4302<>

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From: Borders, William

To Whom It May Concern,

The Lynn Police Department does not have any of the the below described requested records regarding Geofeedia LLC or any social media surveillance software or equipment company.

Respectfully submitted,

Captain Wm. Borders.
Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Captain Borders,

Thanks so much for letting me know. I hope you're having a lovely holiday season.

Best wishes,


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