FTC, Ring

Caroline Haskins filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America .
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2019-01307

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Completed

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From: Caroline Haskins


To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am requesting the records related to Ring, Amazon's home security company.
 Ring is licensed under the following names:
- Ring LLC
- Ring of Security Limited
- Ring of Security B.V.
- Ring of Security Pty. Ltd.
- Ring of Security Asia Co., Ltd.,
- Ring Protect Inc.

Ring also acquired the company Mr. Beams, which is licensed under the following names:
- Wireless Environment, LLC
- Wireless Environment Asia, LLC
- Wireless Environment Lighting Co., Ltd.
- Wireless Environment UK Ltd.
- Wireless Lighting Technologies, LLC

In the body of my request, when I say "Ring," I am referring to all of the above entities, so please include all of these licensed company names in your search.

With this being said, I hereby request the following specific records:

- All digital and paper correspondence (such as electronic mail and paper mail) between the Federal Trade Commission and representatives from Ring. Please include any attachments in responsive digital forms of correspondence.

- All complaints filed with the Federal Trade Commission related to Ring.

- A copy of all minutes and documents related to Federal Trade Commission cases and proceedings that involve Ring. Such documents could include Case Documents, Merits Briefs, Refunds, Commission Decision Volumes, Letters and Statements, Petitions to Quash, Companies and People Banned From Debt Relief, Adjudicative Proceedings, and Banned Debt Collectors.

- A copy of all Merger Review documents that directly name or involve Ring.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE’s science and technology website (www.motherboard.vice.com). Therefore, I request that all fees are waived in the processing of this request.

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,

Caroline Haskins

From: Federal Trade Commission

Hello,

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Someone from our office will reach out to you as soon as possible regarding the status of your request.

Sincerely,

The FTC FOIA Unit

From: Federal Trade Commission

Dear Ms. Haskins:

This letter acknowledges the receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated September 11, 2019 seeking documents regarding:

I am requesting the records related to Ring, Amazon's home security company. Ring is licensed under the following names: (Date Range for Record Search: From 9/11/2014 To 9/11/2019)

You may check the status of your FOIA request by visiting http://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/foia/foia-reading-rooms/track-your-foia-request. This report is updated at the end of each month. If you should have any questions regarding your request, please contact me at 202-326-3498. In any call or future correspondence concerning the request, please refer to the following case number FOIA-2019-01307.

Amber Howe
Honors Paralegal
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20580
Mail Drop: 585
202-326-3498

From: Federal Trade Commission

Good Morning Ms. Haskins,

Please see the attached documents in regards to your FOIA request.

Amber Howe
Honors Paralegal
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20580
Mail Drop: 585
202-326-3498

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