FTC complaints regarding Melanoma Detection Apps

Tom Nash filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2015-00648
Est. Completion None
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No Responsive Documents

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From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All complaints received mentioning Mole Detective and MelApp between 2013 and the time this request is processed. The FTC announced fines against the two app makers on 2/23/15.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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,

Tom Nash

From: Bartek, Alice

Good afternoon,

In order to process your FOIA request, you must submit a fee agreement. I cannot process your request until you state whether or not you are willing to pay fees, if any. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Best regards,
Alice Bartek

From: Tom Nash

Hi Ms. Bartek,

I'm willing to pay up to $10 in fees as long as the records are provided within 20 business days of the request.

Thanks

Tom

From: Bartek, Alice

Dear Tom,

We do not bill you if your request costs less than $25. Would you like to increase your fee agreement to $25? I am unable to send a bill for $10.

Alice

From: Tom Nash

Sure, thanks.

Tom

From: Federal Trade Commission

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Federal Trade Commission

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Federal Trade Commission

A no responsive documents response.

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 Feb. 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-00648.

Thank you for your help.

From: Bartek, Alice

Tom,

We sent you a final letter, dated March 10, 2015, stating that there were no responsive records to your request.
Best regards,
Alice Bartek

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