Emerald Onion's request about USG Tor usage 20200301 (U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery)

Christopher Sheats filed this request with the Defense Health Agency of the United States of America .
Tracking #

F20-046, 20-00340

F20-046

Multi Request Emerald Onion's request about USG Tor usage 20200301
Status
Rejected

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From: Christopher Sheats

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of internal presentations, reports, studies, memorandum, or proposals created or received by U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery concerning software developed by The Tor Project, Inc., including but not limited to:

- Tor
- Tor Browser
- Tor bridges
- Tor onion sites (v2 or v3, sometimes called "darkweb" or "darknet" sites)
- Tor onion services (v2 or v3, sometimes called "hidden services")
- Tor bandwidth authorities or directory authorities
- Tor pluggable transports (obfs4, meek, ScrambleSuit, etc)
- Tor relays (also known as "routers" or "nodes", sometimes called "guard", "middle", or "exit" relays)

Please limit this request to documents from 2010-January-01 through the date the search for responsive records is conducted.

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 there are fees, 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,

Christopher Sheats

From: U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

Good morning.

Attached is BUMED's response.

v/r Della

Della W. Garcia
FOIA/PA Paralegal Specialist
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Medical-Legal Affairs Office
7700 Arlington Blvd Ste 5124
Falls Church, VA 22042-5124

COMM (703) 681-8970

della.w.garcia.civ@mail.mil

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO) - PRIVACY SENSITIVE. Any misuse or unauthorized
disclosure may result in both civil and criminal penalties.

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of internal presentations, reports, studies, memorandum, or proposals created or received by U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery concerning software developed by The Tor Project, Inc., including but not limited to:

- Tor
- Tor Browser
- Tor bridges
- Tor onion sites (v2 or v3, sometimes called "darkweb" or "darknet" sites)
- Tor onion services (v2 or v3, sometimes called "hidden services")
- Tor bandwidth authorities or directory authorities
- Tor pluggable transports (obfs4, meek, ScrambleSuit, etc)
- Tor relays (also known as "routers" or "nodes", sometimes called "guard", "middle", or "exit" relays)

Please limit this request to documents from 2010-January-01 through the date the search for responsive records is conducted.

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 there are fees, 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,

Christopher Sheats

From: Defense Health Agency

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

Dear Christopher Sheats,

This correspondence serves as the official acknowledgement for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Please refer to the attached memo for your assigned Control Identification Number and additional guidance.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703-275-6017
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA/Privacy-Act-Requests

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

From: Defense Health Agency

Dear Christopher Sheats,

The attached letter and records serve as the final response to your FOIA request with control number 20-00340. Please refer to the response letter for additional guidance and/or instructions.

Respectfully,
DHA FOIA Service Center
Defense Health Agency
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101
Falls Church, VA 22042-5101
PH: 703-275-6017
Email: DHA.FOIA@mail.mil

For more info, log on to: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Privacy-and-Civil-Liberties/FOIA

"This electronic message transmission may be proprietary, confidential and/or privileged information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the contents of this information is prohibited. If you have received this electronic transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the address listed in the "From:" field and destroy any copies you have made along with the original."

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