Communications with CERT/CC regarding Tor

Runa Sandvik filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Due Dec. 26, 2014
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Runa A. Sandvik

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request a copy of communications received by the Department of Homeland Security from the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University that include any of the following words:

Hidden Services

I request responsive documents of any format, including but not limited to email, memos, faxes, and letters. I also request documents from the Department of Homeland Security responding to these communications.

Please limit this request to documents generated or received between January 2014 and August 2014.

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, 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.


Runa A. Sandvik


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 26, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.


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