DOJ Guidelines For Requesting Non-Disclosure Order On Media

Mike Masnick filed this request with the Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit of the United States of America.
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From: Mike Masnick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any Justice Department guidelines on whether or not to seek a non-disclosure order to go along with a subpoena to a media organization concerning comments on their website.

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 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.


Mike Masnick

From: MRUFOIA Requests

Mr. Masnick,

Please see the attached response to your FOIA request. Please note, your request has been assigned tracking number EMRUFOIA062215-9.



To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 22, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #EMRUFOIA062215-9.

Thank you for your help.

From: Davis, James K. (OIP)

Dear Mr. Masnick:

Please see the attached.

James Davis
Office of Information Policy
Department of Justice
Suite 11050
1425 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001