Request for Information Regarding Computer Logs and Firewall Block Lists. (Richmond Public Schools)

Tom Nash filed this request on behalf of Jordan Lassiter with the Richmond Public Schools of Richmond, VA.

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From: Jordan Lassiter

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am writing to request for the following information related to computer logs and firewall block lists for the period of 2 years:

Copies of computer logs detailing internet activity during the period of this request.

A list of websites that have been blocked by the firewall system during the period of this request, including any recently blocked websites.

A list of websites that have been blocked due to intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) during the period of this request.

Any documentation related to the criteria used to determine which websites are blocked by the firewall system and IDP system.

Any logs related to attempts to bypass the firewall system during the period of this request.

"Please note that this FOIA request is being submitted through the MuckRock platform, which operates as a public records repository. All communications related to this request, including the request itself, may be made public on the MuckRock website or through other channels. Therefore, please do not include any confidential or sensitive information in your response to this request. If you have any concerns about the public disclosure of any information related to this request, please contact me directly at obscure.sender(@) PGP:pub eddsa263/971160b32902eb9c470ef377c0a20f0b8d1bae1a "

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.


Tom Nash, a citizen of Virginia, in coordination with Jordan.

From: Richmond Public Schools

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From: Richmond Public Schools

Good afternoon Mr. Nash,

Please see attached.

Thank you.