FBI: Lawrence Roberts

Ben Welsh filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.

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From: Ben Welsh

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of FBI files on Lawrence Roberts, co-creator of ARPAnet, whose death was reported by the New York Times on Dec. 30, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/30/obituaries/lawrence-g-roberts-dies-at-81.html

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.


Ben Welsh

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Ben Welsh

I am appealing the response to this request. The search should be expanded to include the reference files.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:
* Appeal Tracking Number: DOJ-AP-2019-002344
* Request Tracking Number: 1425807
* Requester Name: Ben Welsh
* Date Submitted: 02/08/2019
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description: FBI Appeal

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ-AP-2019-002344 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal