Documents regarding the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (USSOCOM)

Runa A. Sandvik filed this request with the U.S. Special Operations Command - USSOCOM of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-121
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From: Runa A. Sandvik

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request all guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda, briefs, training manuals, emails, records and any other documents including communications and procurements relating to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. I am a published independent reporter and a current contributor to Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/sites/runasandvik/). I have also had my journalism published on domestic and international blogs.

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,

Runa A. Sandvik

From: USSOCOM FOIA

Ms. Sandvik,

Please find attached the official acknowledgement letter for your recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request addressed to the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). We assigned it USSOCOM Control Number 2014-121.
Regards,
USSOCOM FOIA Team

From: Runa A. Sandvik

Hi,

The name - "Vulnerabilities Equities Process" - refers to an interagency process for deciding when to disclose vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software. Some background information can be found on http://icontherecord.tumblr.com/post/82416436703/statement-on-bloomberg-news-story-that-nsa-knew

Sincerely,

Runa A. Sandvik

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 April 13, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-121.

Thank you for your help.

From: USSOCOM FOIA

Good morning Ms. Sandvik,

The USSOCOM FOIA Office has a substantial number of pending FOIA cases and,
therefore, we process requests according to our multi-track processing system
based on the date of receipt and the amount of work and time involved in
processing each request. Your FOIA request (USSOCOM Control No. 2014-121) is
currently being processed, however, there are approximately 275 cases ahead of
yours in our queue. We estimate that it will take approximately 6-9 months to
complete your FOIA request.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me
at FOIA@socom.mil.
Regards,
USSOCOM FOIA Team

From: USSOCOM FOIA

Ms. Sandvik,

Attached is a Final response letter to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request you submitted to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM FOIA
2014-121).
Regards,

USSOCOM FOIA Team

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