FTC complaints regarding Yelp

Drew Atkins filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # FOIA-2016-01120
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Drew Atkins

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like copies of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the following company: www.yelp.com

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.

Sincerely,

Drew Atkins

From: Taylor, William

Hi Mr. Atkins,

I've finished my review of the Yelp complaints. Right now, it is now being reviewed by my supervision prior to release. In the meantime, you can review what we have previously released regarding Yelp at :

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/frequently-requested-records#yelp

Sincerely,

William "Chip" Taylor
Government Information Specialist
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20580
(202) 326-3258
Wtaylor1@ftc.gov

From: Federal Trade Commission

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Drew Atkins

My apologies for the lack of follow-up. Thank you very much for pulling this together.

Would you be able to send me an updated version of this, to ensure I have the most accurate information?

Best,
Drew

From: Taylor, William

From: requests@muckrock.com [mailto:requests@muckrock.com]
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2017 5:04 AM
To: Taylor, William
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Request #FOIA-2016-01120

May 5, 2017
Federal Trade Commission
Freedom of Information Act Request
Office of General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580

This is a follow up to request number FOIA-2016-01120:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On April 5, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On Feb. 23, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Jan. 24, 2017:
My apologies for the lack of follow-up. Thank you very much for pulling this together.

Would you be able to send me an updated version of this, to ensure I have the most accurate information?

Best,
Drew
---

On Sept. 13, 2016:
A copy of documents responsive to the request.
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On Sept. 12, 2016:
Hi Mr. Atkins,

I've finished my review of the Yelp complaints. Right now, it is now being reviewed by my supervision prior to release. In the meantime, you can review what we have previously released regarding Yelp at :

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/frequently-requested-records#yelp

Sincerely,

William "Chip" Taylor
Government Information Specialist
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20580
(202) 326-3258
Wtaylor1@ftc.gov<mailto:Wtaylor1@ftc.gov>
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On Sept. 12, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Aug. 14, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like copies of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the following company: www.yelp.com<http://www.yelp.com>

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.

Sincerely,

Drew Atkins

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From: Drew Atkins

Thanks very much. Really appreciate your help with this request.

-Drew

From: Taylor, William

From: requests@muckrock.com [mailto:requests@muckrock.com]
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2017 2:30 AM
To: Taylor, William
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Request #FOIA-2016-01120

June 12, 2017
Federal Trade Commission
Freedom of Information Act Request
Office of General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580

This is a follow up to request number FOIA-2016-01120:

Thanks very much. Really appreciate your help with this request.

-Drew

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On May 17, 2017:

From: requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com> [mailto:requests@muckrock.com]
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2017 5:04 AM
To: Taylor, William
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Request #FOIA-2016-01120

May 5, 2017
Federal Trade Commission
Freedom of Information Act Request
Office of General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580

This is a follow up to request number FOIA-2016-01120:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On April 5, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Feb. 23, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Jan. 24, 2017:
My apologies for the lack of follow-up. Thank you very much for pulling this together.

Would you be able to send me an updated version of this, to ensure I have the most accurate information?

Best,
Drew
---

On Sept. 13, 2016:
A copy of documents responsive to the request.
---

On Sept. 12, 2016:
Hi Mr. Atkins,

I've finished my review of the Yelp complaints. Right now, it is now being reviewed by my supervision prior to release. In the meantime, you can review what we have previously released regarding Yelp at :

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/frequently-requested-records#yelp

Sincerely,

William "Chip" Taylor
Government Information Specialist
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20580
(202) 326-3258
Wtaylor1@ftc.gov<mailto:Wtaylor1@ftc.gov<mailto:Wtaylor1@ftc.gov%3cmailto:Wtaylor1@ftc.gov>>
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On Sept. 12, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Aug. 14, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like copies of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the following company: www.yelp.com<http://www.yelp.com<http://www.yelp.com%3chttp:/www.yelp.com>>

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.

Sincerely,

Drew Atkins

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com%3cmailto:requests@muckrock.com>>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 27757
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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On May 5, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On April 5, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Feb. 23, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. 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-2016-01120.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Jan. 24, 2017:
My apologies for the lack of follow-up. Thank you very much for pulling this together.

Would you be able to send me an updated version of this, to ensure I have the most accurate information?

Best,
Drew
---

On Sept. 13, 2016:
A copy of documents responsive to the request.
---

On Sept. 12, 2016:
Hi Mr. Atkins,

I've finished my review of the Yelp complaints. Right now, it is now being reviewed by my supervision prior to release. In the meantime, you can review what we have previously released regarding Yelp at :

https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/frequently-requested-records#yelp

Sincerely,

William "Chip" Taylor
Government Information Specialist
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20580
(202) 326-3258
Wtaylor1@ftc.gov<mailto:Wtaylor1@ftc.gov>
---

On Sept. 12, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 14, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Aug. 14, 2016:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like copies of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the following company: www.yelp.com<http://www.yelp.com>

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.

Sincerely,

Drew Atkins

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PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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