FBI Documents on Operation Pacifier

Patrick Howell O'Neill filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.

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From: Patrick Howell O'Neill

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All guidelines, presentations, policy statements, legal opinions, memoranda, briefs, training manuals, emails and any other documents on, about, mentioning, or concerning Operation Pacifier, or the child pornography site 'Playpen', from January 2012 to the date of this request.

Pacifier was an operation involving the FBI and many other international law enforcement bodies. It circled around the seizure of a child pornography site on the Tor network called 'Playpen'. Between February and March 2015, the FBI deployed a network investigative technique to identify the site's users.

Media reports about the operation can be found here:

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.


Patrick Howell O'Neill


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