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1419242-000, DOJ-AP-2019-003955



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From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Files mentioning Goatse Security AKA GoatSec, a loose-knit, nine-person grey hat hacker group that specializes in uncovering security flaws. It is a division of the anti-blogging Internet trolling organization known as the Gay Nigger Association of America (GNAA).

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.


Emma Best

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_D2205926

From: Emma North-Best

I am appealing the Bureau's failure to address my fee waiver request.

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_D2205926

From: Emma North-Best

How large would the file be if we reduced the scope to exclude legal filings?

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-2019-003955
* Request Tracking Number: 1419242
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 04/12/2019
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description: FBI Appeal

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

DOJ-AP-2019-003955 has been processed with the following final disposition: Closed for Other Reasons

  • Other-20190522124906-Best, Emma, AP-2019-003955, FBI - Close failure to respond to FW moot

  • Other-20190522124906-DOJ-AP-2019-003955 Enclosure

From: Emma North-Best

I'd like to speak with a negotiator for the purposes of reducing the scope of the request. May I have a rough breakdown of the file? Case types, sizes, offices of origin, etc.? I'm also interested in knowing how much of the file consists of news clippings.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

You can download the files at:

* [E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D2224956.pdf](https://efoia.fbi.gov/download-file/submission-601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7/zE0uhqGRGmAg8Ut/E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D2224956.pdf)
* [E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969122.pdf](https://efoia.fbi.gov/download-file/submission-601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7/r14v9WLum8yHorq/E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969122.pdf)
* [E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969142.pdf](https://efoia.fbi.gov/download-file/submission-601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7/2VFJZrgI501VYmo/E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969142.pdf)
* [E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164971272.pdf](https://efoia.fbi.gov/download-file/submission-601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7/vzs7KDAK7IAw4Ey/E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164971272.pdf)

**Please Note:**

The above link(s) are only active for 48hrs. After the link expires you will
have the option to reactivate the link(s) for an additional 48hrs. The max
renewal limit is two (2) times. Thereafter, the links can no longer be

You can renew the download files by logging into the efoia system and clicking
the "Renew" button in the file list.

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D2224956

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969122

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164971272

  • E601f39fc64bbfd93c3ebe13878fae64ab37d84e7_Q43467_R421785_D164969142



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