Completed

Aaronsw [FBI]

Rich Jones made this request to Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI of the United States of America.

MuckRock users can create, duplicate, track, and share public records requests like this one.

Sign Up Today
Rich Jones 01/14/2013

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents mentioning Aaron Swartz. Swartz was charged with crimes related to gathering of 'JSTOR' documents from the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA on July 19, 2011. Swartz died of suicide on January 11, 2013. Citation: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/technology/aaron-swartz-internet-activist-dies-at-26.html

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not 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 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Rich Jones

Sobonya, David P. 01/15/2013

Dear Mr. Jones,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to Initial Processing for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOIPA and a response will be mailed to you at a later date.

Requests for fee waivers and expedited processing will be addressed once your request has been assigned an FOIPA request number. You will receive written notification of the FBI’s decision.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

Federal Bureau of Investigation 01/28/2013

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

Federal Bureau of Investigation 02/14/2013

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

Federal Bureau of Investigation 02/14/2013

A copy of documents responsive to the request.