Emails Between Sally Quillian Yates and Google, Inc.

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # DAG/15-04689
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all emails between Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates or her staff and employees, contractors, or representatives of the Google, Inc. between Jan. 1, 2014 and the date this request is processed.

Given that this FOIA is submitted in my capacity as a journalist who has covered the Department of Justice and FBI extensively, I request that I be categorized as a media requester for the purpose of fees. Here is a selection of my published articles:

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2014/feb/18/dhs-vancouver-olympics-social-media/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/mar/03/us-marshals-service-conceal-key-details-millions-s/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/12/fbi-and-justice-department-cant-find-drone-privacy/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/22/air-force-knows-how-many-mq-9-drones-it-wants-cant/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/12/how-843-lbs-seized-pot-lead-customs-and-border-pro/

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-us-spent-360-million-on-border-drones-thanks-to-this-flimsy-report

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-air-force-says-it-needs-precisely-52-new-reaper-drones-cant-explain-why

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/08/big-brother-better-police-work-new-technology-automatically-runs-license-plates-everyone/1qoAoFfgp31UnXZT2CsFSK/story.html

www.betaboston.com/news/2014/03/05/a-vast-hidden-surveillance-network-runs-across-america-powered-by-the-repo-industry/

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2014/12/03/the-pentagon-finally-details-its-weapons-for-cops-giveaway

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://news.vice.com/article/fbi-agent-who-killed-boston-bombing-suspects-friend-was-twice-accused-of-police-brutality

As the requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com and pertains to a matter of considerable public interest, I further request a full waiver of all fees.

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,

Shawn Musgrave

From: OIP.IR Staff

Mr. Musgrave,
Attached is our acknowledgement letter to your above-referenced Freedom of Information Act request.

Sincerely,
Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice

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 July 12, 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 #DAG/15-04689.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Delake, Nadege (OIP)

Mr. Musgrave,
Thanks for inquiring into the status of your request. Please be advised that searches are ongoing in the senior management offices and we will be able to provide an estimated date of completion of your request once we know the volume of records located as result of the searches. We sincerely apologize for the delay of our response to your inquiry!
Sincerely,
Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy / U.S DOJ

Subject: FW: Freedom of Information Request #DAG/15-04689

From: Delake, Nadege (OIP)

Delake, Nadege (OIP) would like to recall the message, "Freedom of Information Request #DAG/15-04689".

From: OIP.IR Staff

Mr. Musgrave,
Thanks for inquiring into the status of your request. Please be advised that searches are ongoing in the senior management offices and we will be able to provide an estimated date of completion of your request once we know the volume of records located as result of the searches. We sincerely apologize for the delay of our response to your inquiry!
Sincerely,
Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy / U.S DOJ

Subject: FW: Freedom of Information Request #DAG/15-04689

From: Delake, Nadege (OIP)

Mr. Musgrave,
Attached is this Office's response to your above-referenced Freedom of Information Act request.

Sincerely,
Initial Request Staff
Office of information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice

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