Documents prior to 1979 estimating cost of breaking DES

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From: Brad Threatt

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents, memos, white papers, etc., written prior to January 1st, 1979 describing hardware or detailing techniques for attacking the Data Encryption Standard (DES).

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,

Brad Threatt

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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 8, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #74749.

Thank you for your help.

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