All emails, contracts and payments relating to the New York City Department of Education's Internet Filtering.

Hugo Smith filed this request with the Department of Education of New York City, NY.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # F 13 390, F1 3,911
Due June 19, 2017
Est. Completion Dec. 18, 2017
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Hugo Smith

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 contracts with any internet service providers regarding the "proxying", "filtering", "blocking" or other means of censoring information, web pages and data being accessed by devices on NYCDOE wifi/internet networks.
-All emails with any internet service providers regarding the "proxying", "filtering", "blocking" or other means of censoring web pages and/or data being accessed by devices on NYCDOE wifi/internet networks.
-All emails between any companies regarding a certain site being blocked.
-Any financial records including payments in relation to internet filtering services or software.
-All other emails and attachments in relation to the NYCDOE internet filtering policies or services.

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,

Hugo Smith

From: Baranello Joseph

Hello -

Attached is a letter concerning your recent FOIL request.

Sincerely,

Joseph A. Baranello
Chief Privacy Officer, Records Access Officer and
Executive Agency Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
New York City Department of Education
52 Chambers St.
New York, NY 10007

From: Baranello Joseph

Hello -

Attached is a letter concerning your FOIL request.

Sincerely,

Joseph A. Baranello
Chief Privacy Officer, Records Access Officer and
Executive Agency Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
New York City Department of Education
52 Chambers St.
New York, NY 10007

From: Lomas Vallery

Good afternoon,

Please find the attached letter concerning your FOIL request.

Thank you.

From: Hugo Smith

New York Freedom of Information Law N.Y. Pub. Off. Law Ch. 47 Art. 6 ยง 87(b) specifically requires that an agency provide a response to a public records request within 5 business days of receipt of that request.

By failing to respond to this request within the legally-mandated timeframe, this agency is in violation of the law.

Please provide acknowledgement of this request and the responsive materials forthwith. If such materials cannot be produced, please provide an appropriate explanation for this rejection, as is dictated by this agency's legal obligations under the New York Freedom of Information Law. Your accelerated attention to this matter will be greatly appreciated.

From: Department of Education

Hello -

Attached is a determination in partial response to your FOIL request, along with a request for clarification.

Sincerely,

Joseph A. Baranello
Chief Privacy Officer and Agency Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
New York City Department of Education

From: Department of Education

Dear Mr. Smith:

Please see attached #F13,390 FOIL Appeal Determination in response to your letter dated October 20, 2017. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

Regards,

Gina Vargas Leon | Secretary to the General Counsel to the Chancellor
Office of General Counsel
NYC Department of Education
52 Chambers Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Tel: (212) 374-6758
Email: GVargasleon@schools.nyc.gov<mailto:GVargasleon@schools.nyc.gov>
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From: Department of Education

Hello -

Attached is a letter concerning your recent FOIL request.

Sincerely,

Joseph A. Baranello
Chief Privacy Officer and Agency Counsel
Office of the General Counsel
New York City Department of Education

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