|Submitted||March 21, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All e-mail correspondence between FCC officials and members of U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy's staff that contain the words "SOPA" or "PIPA" in the subject line
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.
Dear Jasper Craven:
This acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Your request has been assigned FOIA control number 2014-311. Agencies are allowed 20 working days to respond to your request, extending this period for an additional 10 working days under certain circumstances. See 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(A)(i) and 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B)(i). We anticipate responding to your request on 4/18/14. If additional time is needed to respond to your request you will be notified.
If you have any questions concerning this notice, please call the FOIA Office at: (202) 418-0440.
FCC FOIA Office
Attached please find our response to your FOIA request of March 21, 2014.
Alethea G. Lewis
Office of Legislative Affairs
Federal Communications Commission