Wednesday, April 23, 2014

FOI Request

Edward Snowden Employee/Contractor Reviews/Agreements

Requested by morisy on June 11, 2013 for the National Security Agency of United States of America and rejected on July 1, 2013

Status: Rejected

From Michael Morisy on June 11, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of any employment documents maintained on Edward Snowden, including reviews, emails mentioning him from his supervisors or colleagues, and employment agreements with him in his capacity as a contractor with the National Security Agency.

We believe that the public interest in this individual outweighs many of the privacy act considerations, and ask that you process and release information that would shed light on this public figure's relationship with the NSA and the NSA's oversight of his employment.

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.


Michael Morisy

From National Security Agency to Michael Morisy on July 1, 2013:

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.

Materials exempt from disclosure
Materials exempt from disclosure
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