Freedom Hosting [FBI]

Rich Jones filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking # REFF-2014-03572
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No Responsive Documents

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From: Rich Jones

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all documents mentioning 'Freedom Hosting', the anonymous, Tor-based web host, as well as the owner and operator, Eric Eoin Marques, 28, his extradition, as well as any documents mentioning software designed to reveal the identities of Tor users used on Freedom Hosting.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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,

Rich Jones

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Jones,

The FBI has received your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request and it will be forwarded to Initial Processing for review. Your request will be processed under the provisions of FOIPA and a response will be mailed to you at a later date.

Requests for fee waivers and expedited processing will be addressed once your request has been assigned an FOIPA request number. You will receive written notification of the FBI’s decision.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at http://www.fbi.gov/ or http://www.fbi.gov/foia/. If you require additional assistance please contact the Public Information Officer.

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 Aug. 5, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Sobonya, David P.

Dear Mr. Jones,

Requests are processed in the order that they are received. The request is waiting to be opened, at which time it will be assigned a FOIPA request number and correspondence will be mailed to you. Upon receipt of the correspondence, you will be able to check the status of your request online at http://www.fbi.gov/foia/.

Please remember that the FBI receives a voluminous amount of requests on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A fix is required to perfect the requesfix is required to perfect the request.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

  • 1228447-0 - 305A-PG-72045 - 305A-PG-72045-Section 01-Imported Media.PDF

  • 1228447-0 - 305A-PG-72045 SUB 1A - 305A-PG-72045 SUB 1A-Section 01-Imported Media.PDF

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: CRM FOIA

Please see the attached, which is this Office's response to your request. If you have any

questions, please contact the FOIA/PA Unit on 202-616-0307 for further assistance.

Thank You,

Criminal Division FOIA/PA Unit

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

A no responsive documents response.

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