Cellebrite, Blackback Technologies offerings, product demos, materials, presentations (New York City Police Department)

Christopher Bing filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY .
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2020-056-07756

Multi Request Cellebrite, Blackback Technologies offerings, product demos, materials, presentations
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Rejected

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From: Christopher Bing


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Product brochures, Powerpoint presentations, memos, emails and other documents from technology contractor Cellebrite and its subsidiary Blackbag Technologies Inc. about their offerings. Such product documents may carry terminology/keywords/descriptions that include: "Digital Intelligence Solutions," "forensic acquisition," "UFED" and "digital investigations." This FOIA seeks marketing, training and other related materials produced by the contractor, Cellebrite/BlackBag Technologies, to explain/sell their product offerings/services to U.S. government national security and law enforcement agencies/offices between the years 2017 and 2020 (or date of review). Cellebrite and Blackbag Technologies products help customers access data on electronic devices, including for "Windows, macOS, iOS and Android-based" systems. Cellebrite acquired Blackbag Technologies in 2020; this requests individually asks for documents pertaining to either/both companies from both before and after the acquisition.

Cellebrite is an Israeli company that manufactures data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices. The company is a subsidiary of Japan's Sun Corporation. Blackbag Technologies Inc., a U.S.-based Cellebrite company, provides forensic solutions for Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android devices.

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,

Christopher Bing

From: New York City Police Department

Your request FOIL-2020-056-07756 has been successfully submitted to the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
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You can view the request and take any necessary action at the following webpage: https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-07756. (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-07756)

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has acknowledged your FOIL request FOIL-2020-056-07756. You can expect a response on or about Friday, October 9, 2020.
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Your request has been assigned to Detective Halk (646-610-6449). Note: Due to issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic there may be extensive delays, lasting up to one year, in determining your request.

Please visit FOIL-2020-056-07756 to view additional information and take any necessary action.

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has closed your FOIL request FOIL-2020-056-07756 for the following reasons: (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2020-056-07756)
In regard to the document(s) which you requested, I must deny access to these records on the basis of Public Officers Law Section 87(2)(b) as such information, if disclosed, would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. In regard to the document(s) which you requested, I must deny access to these records on the basis of Public Officers Law section 87(2)(g)(iii) as such records/information are inter-agency or intra-agency materials which are not final agency policy or determinations.
* In regard to the documents which you requested, I must deny access because production of the records would require extraordinary efforts not required under FOIL.
You may appeal the decision to deny access to material that was redacted in part or withheld in entirety by contacting the agency's FOIL Appeals Officer: foilappeals@nypd.org within 30 days. (mailto:foilappeals@nypd.org?subject=FOIL-2020-056-07756%20-%20Appeal)

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