Emerald Onion's request about USG Tor usage 20200301 (U.S. Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command)

Christopher Sheats filed this request with the U.S. Navy, Naval Warfare Systems Command of the United States of America.
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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, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command 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.


Christopher Sheats

From: U.S. Navy, Naval Warfare Systems Command

Mr. Sheats,

We responded to this request on March 5, 2020 - see attached email.

If you have any questions or concerns please let me know via return email.


Susan James

FOIA Coordinator

FOIA Service Center Representative

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command

(619) 524-7052

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